The hope of finding life among the rubble is fading after seven days of rescue work in buildings collapsed in Mexico City by last week’s earthquake, as the government prepares to rebuild.
The search for survivors continues in five SITES of the capital, including the building number 286 of AvenUE Álvaro Obregón, in the central colony Roma, where it is believed that there are still 35 people among the rubble.
The head of Government of Mexico City, Miguel Angel Mancera, reiterated that they will work to rescue UNTIL the last person among the ruins.
“The strength and energy of the inhabitants of this city keeps us standing more than ever,” Mancera told a news conference, in which he gave details of the reconstruction program following the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that collapsed 38 buildings capital and damaged more than 10,000 buildings.
According to the most recent official figures , 333 people died in the earthquake-nine of them foreigners-and 194 in the capital alone, 74 in Morelos, 45 in Puebla, 13 in the State of Mexico, 6 in Guerrero and 1 in Oaxaca; In addition, thousands more were injured, of which about 30 remain hospitalized in Mexico City. (27 September 2017, EFE / PracticaEspañol)