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Mexico earthquake update: Death toll rises to 139

Mexico earthquake update: Death toll rises to 139

  • Death toll rose to 139 in 7.1 magnitude 7.1 earthquake that stunned central Mexico on Tuesday.
  • Buildings collapsed at 44 places in the capital alone.
  • Mancera said that 50 to 60 people were rescued alive by citizens and emergency workers.
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149 dead in earthquake at Mexico on 1985 disaster anniversary

149 dead in earthquake at Mexico on 1985 disaster anniversary

     
  • A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday which has left five dead.
  • An earthquake of 7.4 magnitude hit southern Mexico on Tuesday.
  • Local media in Puebla reported that five people had died.
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Germany: Islamic State suspect arrested in Berlin

Germany: Islamic State suspect arrested in Berlin

  • German authorities said they have arrested a 31-year-old Iraqi man on suspicion of membership in a terrorist organisation as part of the Islamic State group. 
  • Reportedly, the man, identified only as Raad Riyadh A A in line with privacy laws, was apprehended in Berlin yesterday.
Powerful earthquake strikes Mexico, killing over 100

Powerful earthquake strikes Mexico, killing over 100

  • A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday which has left 100 dead. 
  • It registered a preliminary magnitude of 7.1, causing heavy and prolonged shaking in the capital.
  • More than 40 buildings and other structures in Mexico City collapsed, including at least two schools, officials said.