(MEXICO CITY) JUST IN: At least 23-people died and dozens were injured when a metro train derailed off a collapsed overpass on Monday night, authorities said #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – May.04: In addition to the deaths, at least 70 people were injured in the wreck on the metro’s Line 12, the mayor said.Media stand at a police barricade barring access to the scene of the train crash:

The train collapsed down toward the road, trapping at least one car under rubble, according to authorities and firefighters and rescue personnel work to recover victims from a subway car that fell after a section of Line 12 of the subway collapsed according to AP

Concerns about the structural integrity of the stretch of tracks where Monday’s accident occurred had been raised since a strong earthquake struck Mexico in 2017.
Credit…Pedro Pardo/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said a support beam gave out just as a train rode over it.

A crane was needed late Monday to help with the rescue efforts.

People were still aboard the dangling train, though it’s unclear if they are alive, the mayor said.A section of the crashed subway car.AP

“What has happened on the metro today is a terrible tragedy,” tweeted Mexican foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard.

With Post wires 

#AceNewsDesk report ……Published: May.04: 2021:

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‘ WAVES OF ATTACKS CONTINUE AS SEVEN PEOPLE KILLED IN BOMB ATTACK ON CAIRO METRO ‘

#AceWorldNews – EGYPT – Nov.13 – At least seven people were hurt when a bomb went off in a Cairo metro carriage on Thursday, AFP reported, citing security officials.

'7 injured in bomb attack on Cairo metro – reports '

‘7 injured in bomb attack on Cairo metro – reports ‘

Egypt is suffering a wave of attacks, many of them claimed by Sinai-based jihadist group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis.

Last week, a bomb on a train north of the capital killed four people, and blasts in the Cairo metro, and near a presidential palace, wounded several others.

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