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Fatalities climb to 27 in subway accident in Mexican capital, mayor says

The search and rescue operation has been completed

MEXICO CITY, May 4. /TASS/. The number of fatalities from a subway accident in the Mexican capital has risen to 27, Mayor of Mexico City Claudia Sheinbaum said at a press conference on Tuesday.

A rail overpass carrying a train collapsed near the Olivos station in the capital’s south on Monday at 22:25 local time (06:25 on Tuesday Moscow time). As a result, two train cars plummeted about 10 meters. Removal of the debris is underway. The search and rescue operation has been completed.