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At least 23 killed after train overpass collapses onto road in Mexico City

At least 23 people were killed, in Mexico City on Monday, and more than 70 injured after a subway train overpass collapsed sending a train onto the road below.

Images and videos from the scene showed parts of a train hanging in mid-air for hours. A rescue operation is underway, but was suspended early Tuesday, due to safety concerns for those working near the precariously dangling car.

A crane was brought in to help shore it up. “We don’t know if they are alive,” Claudia Sheinbaum, mayor of Mexico City, said of people still trapped in the car.

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