Not less than 11 folks had been killed and two folks critically injured on Sunday after the roof of a church in northern Mexico collapsed, officers mentioned.
Preliminary studies point out that about 100 folks had been contained in the constructing in Ciudad Madero on the time of the incident, in keeping with an announcement from safety companies within the state of Tamaulipas. Thirty folks had been believed to be buried within the rubble, Reuters reported.
Not less than 60 folks had been injured, with two folks sustaining severe accidents, Tamaulipas safety spokesperson mentioned.
Items from the Nationwide Guard, State Guard, Civil Safety and the Crimson Cross had been aiding within the rescue operation.
Bishop Jose Armando Alvarez, from the diocese of Tampico, mentioned the roof of the church collapsed whereas worshipers had been taking communion, Reuters reported. He urged different members of the group to hope for survivors.
“On this second the mandatory work is being carried out to drag out the people who find themselves nonetheless underneath the rubble,” Bishop Armando mentioned in a recorded message shared on social media, in keeping with Reuters.