13 killed after train line collapses

At least 13 people were killed and dozens injured in a metro train accident in the Mexican capital.

At least 13 people were killed and dozens injured as an elevated metro line collapsed in the Mexican capital on Monday as a train was passing, authorities said.

Security camera footage broadcast by local media showed the carriages plunging towards the ground in the south of the city.

“So far, in a preliminary figure, unfortunately there are 13 people who have lost their lives, and about 70 injured,” the city’s civil defense department said on Twitter.

Emergency services were seen working to rescue victims from the carriages.

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