Metrorail bridge collapse with train in Mexico, killing 15

At least 15 people have been killed when a metrorail bridge, including a train, collapsed in the Mexican capital, Mexico City. More than 60 people were injured in the incident. The accident happened around 10:30 pm local time on Monday (May 3), the Daily Mail reported.

According to the media, the bridge of Metrorail along with the train collapsed on a crowded road below. At least 15 people were killed. However, local media reported that at least 19 people died in the accident.-banglanews

A video of the accident was broadcast on a local television channel. The video shows Line 12, including the train, breaking under the Metrorail bridge and falling on the road and vehicles below. Fire service personnel are rescuing the victims from the accident site.

Mexico City Mayor Claudia Scheinbaum mourned the crash and said in a tweet that “I am at the scene and assisting the command center engaged in the rescue operation.”

The 12 metro lines were built when Marcelo Ebrard, Mexico’s current foreign minister, was mayor of the city. He said on Twitter after the accident, ‘The accident that happened in the metro today is actually a terrible disaster. Condolences to the relatives of the victims.

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