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Subway derailed in Mexico City, killing at least 13

The government said a subway derailed on Monday night in Mexico City after a partial concrete overpass killed at least 13 people and several others injured.

The derailment happened on Line 12 of the subway system at Olivos station in southeastern Mexico City, the Mexican Civil Protection Authority said in a post on Twitter.

Starting photos from the website show a tilting tram, tangled wires and warped metal. Videos of a government derailment show at least one orange and yellow underground car hanging from a overpass.

Mexico City TV presenter Carlos Zúñiga Pérez tweeted a video of rescuers saving injured passengers from a tilted subway train by helping them get off the stairs.

The city’s mayor, Claudia Sheinbaum, said she was at the rescue facility.

The metro system in Mexico City, the country’s sprawling capital, can handle more than four million passengers a day. It is the second largest in America after New York City.

In March 2020, one man died and at least 41 others were injured when two subways collided in Mexico City, Ms Sheinbaum said at the time, it seemed that one train could not retreat into the other. intend

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