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    According to preliminary reports, medics and emergency services have already been dispatched to the site of the incident, while the head of the Mexico City government Claudia Sheinbaum has arrived at the scene.

    A metro train bridge has collapsed in the Mexican capital, killing and injuring dozens of people, according to the local authorities. The incident occurred on Tuesday on Line 12 of the metro, near the stations of Tezonco and Olivos in the southeastern part of the city. 

    Videos and photos from the scene of the accident are circulating on social media, showing the scale of destruction:

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    • 12:02

      Number of Hospitalised Rises to 79

    • 12:01

      Mexican President Offers Condolences Over Metro Accident in Capital

    • 08:05

      Death Toll Jumps to 23, While 65 People Have Been Hospitalised

    • 07:03

      Rescue Operation Underway in Mexico City Following Metro Overpass Collapse

    • 06:37

      49 People Have Been Hospitalised, Seven Patients Are in Serious Condition

    • 06:32

      20 People Killed After Mexico City Train Overpass Collapses, Mayor Confirms

    • 06:28

      There Are Minors Among Those Killed in Accident, Mexico City Mayor Says

    • 05:35

      34 People Have Been Hospitalised as Rescue Operation Continues, Civil Defense Department Says

      The Mexican Secretariat of Civilian Protection said that 34 people had been hospitalised following the collapse of the subway overpass.

      "At the moment, the official figures are as follows — 15 people killed, 34 hospitalised, rescue operation is underway," the secretariat tweeted.

      Rescuers wheel an injured person on a stretcher a site where an overpass for a metro partially collapsed with train cars on it at Olivos station in Mexico City, Mexico May 3, 2021.
      © REUTERS / LUIS CORTES
    • 05:28

      Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard Calls to Investigate 'Terrible Tragedy'

      "What happened today with the Metro is a terrible tragedy. My solidarity with the victims and their families. Of course, the causes must be investigated and responsibilities defined. I reiterate I am at the disposal of authorities to help in whatever is necessary", Ebrard tweeted.

      The metro's 12 line was built when Ebrard was mayor of Mexico City.

    • 05:18

      Rescue Op Underway as Car Trapped Underneath Rubble, Mexico City Mayor Says

    • 05:17

      CCTV Footage Shows the Moment the Bridge Collapsed

      Rescuers work at a site where an overpass for a metro partially collapsed with train cars on it at Olivos station in Mexico City, Mexico May 03, 2021.

      Watch: CCTV Footage Captures Exact Moment Mexico City Rail Overpass Collapses

      A rescue operation is currently underway to find survivors under the rubble after an overpass carrying Mexico City metro train cars partially collapsed onto a road, leaving dozens injured.
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    • 05:16

      Death Toll From Mexico City Metro Accident Rises to 15

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