Cifra de muertos en México: Aumenta a más de 200 personas (+Fotos)

Rescuers, firefighters, policemen, soldiers and volunteers remove rubble and debris from a flattened building in search of survivors after a powerful quake in Mexico City on September 19, 2017.
The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rocked Mexico on September 19 has surged to 248 people, the head of the national disaster response agency, Luis Felipe Puente, said on Twitter. / AFP PHOTO / RONALDO SCHEMIDT
20 de septiembre, 2017 - 8:07 am
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«Suman 225 fallecidos: 94 #CDMX, 71 #Morelos, 43 #Puebla, 12 #Edoméx, 4 #Guerrero y 1 #Oaxaca»

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México-La cifra de muertos a causa del terremoto de magnitud 7,1 en la escala de Richter que el martes sacudió el centro de México ascendió a 225, informó hoy Luis Felipe Puente, director de Protección Civil de Gobernación.

A través de su cuenta en Twitter el funcionario detalló: «Suman 225 fallecidos: 94 #CDMX, 71 #Morelos, 43 #Puebla, 12 #Edoméx, 4 #Guerrero y 1 #Oaxaca».

Ante esta catástrofe el presidente mexicano, Enrique Peña Nieto, estableció como prioridad el rescate de personas atrapadas en los derrumbes y la atención a los heridos por el terremoto.

«La prioridad en este momento es continuar el rescate de quienes aún se encuentran atrapados y dar atención médica a los heridos», declaró Peña Nieto en un mensaje en cadena nacional tras un recorrido por algunos puntos de Ciudad de México.

Rescuers and volunteers remove rubble and debris from a flattened building in search of survivors after a powerful quake in Mexico City on September 19, 2017. A powerful earthquake shook Mexico City on Tuesday, causing panic among the megalopolis' 20 million inhabitants on the 32nd anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake. The US Geological Survey put the quake's magnitude at 7.1 while Mexico's Seismological Institute said it measured 6.8 on its scale. The institute said the quake's epicenter was seven kilometers west of Chiautla de Tapia, in the neighboring state of Puebla. / AFP PHOTO / VICTOR CRUZ

Rescuers, firefighters, policemen, soldiers and volunteers remove rubble and debris from a flattened building in search of survivors after a powerful quake in Mexico City on September 19, 2017. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rocked Mexico on September 19 has surged to 248 people, the head of the national disaster response agency, Luis Felipe Puente, said on Twitter. / AFP PHOTO / RONALDO SCHEMIDT

Rescuers, firefighters, policemen, soldiers and volunteers remove rubble and debris from a flattened building in search of survivors after a powerful quake in Mexico City on September 19, 2017. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rocked Mexico on September 19 has surged to 248 people, the head of the national disaster response agency, Luis Felipe Puente, said on Twitter. / AFP PHOTO / RONALDO SCHEMIDT

People react as a real quake rattles Mexico City on September 19, 2017 as an earthquake drill was being held in the capital. / AFP PHOTO / Yuri CORTEZ

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People remove debris of a building which collapsed after a quake rattled Mexico City on September 19, 2017. A powerful earthquake shook Mexico City on Tuesday, causing panic among the megalopolis' 20 million inhabitants on the 32nd anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake. The US Geological Survey put the quake's magnitude at 7.1 while Mexico's Seismological Institute said it measured 6.8 on its scale. The institute said the quake's epicenter was seven kilometers west of Chiautla de Tapia, in the neighboring state of Puebla. / AFP PHOTO / Omar TORRES

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