Mexico metro overpass collapse kills at least 24

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Anger mounts as death toll from Mexico metro overpass collapse rises to 24
The death toll from the collapse of an overpass on the Mexico City metro has climbed to 24, as crews worked to clear the wreckage – and anger grew over the latest in a string of catastrophes to hit one of the world’s largest mass transit systems. Officials refused to speculate on the cause the disaster which sent two carriages crashing into passing traffic on the street below on Monday night...

The collapse followed a spate of calamities in the metro, including trains crashing into each other and a fire tearing through the system’s central command centre...
Mexico City metro: Fears structural failure behind deadly crash
Concerns over possible structural failures had been raised since the line was inaugurated, in 2012. There were concerns about design problems and construction standards, as well as allegations of corruption...
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Mexico City metro: Hundreds protest at scene of deadly rail collapse
Hundreds of people have gathered in Mexico City to demand justice for those who were killed when a metro overpass collapsed earlier this week. Demonstrators converged from around the city and held a vigil at the site of the accident late on Friday...
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