Published on 20 Sep 2017 Sections

At least 225 killed in Mexico earthquake

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Across Mexico, rescuers are struggling to free people trapped in the rubble of buildings brought crashing down by the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that hit the country yesterday. The head of the country’s civil defence agency has confirmed that at least 225 people are known to have died, among them 21 children and five adults in a collapsed school.