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Mexico's quake killed at least 26 people, authorities
September 8, 2017 / 12:10 PM / in 2 months

Mexico's quake killed at least 26 people, authorities

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake late on Thursday in Mexico killed at least 26 people, authorities said, raising the number of fatalities after the governor of the southern state of Oaxaca said on Friday that 20 people were killed in that region.

People gather on a street after an earthquake hit Mexico City, Mexico, September 8, 2017. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Oaxaca governor Alejandro Murat said 17 of the 20 fatalities were in Juchitan, a town on Mexico’s Tehuantepec isthmus.

Reporting by Mexico City Newsroom

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