At least 20 people have died in Mexico City after an elevated train line collapsed Monday night. according to the mayor of the city.
A train belonging to the city’s metro service fell to the ground after a top horse rushed. At least 49 people have been taken to hospital, Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum told a news conference: according to the Mexican news service Telediario.
“Unfortunately there are children among the dead,” Sheinbaum said. according to the Associated Press. Sheinbaum said there may still be people trapped on the train, the AP reported.
According to AP, Mexico City’s subway system is one of the largest in the world.
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