At least 11 people were killed and two people seriously injured on Sunday after the roof of a church in northern Mexico collapsed, officials said. Preliminary reports indicate that about 100 people were inside the building in Ciudad Madero at the time of the incident, according to a statement from security services in the state of Tamaulipas. At least 60 people were injured, with two people sustaining serious injuries, Tamaulipas security spokesperson said. Units from the National Guard, State Guard, Civil Protection and the Red Cross were assisting in the rescue operation. - Jose Luis Tapia/El Sol de Tampico/APBishop Jose Armando Alvarez, from the diocese of Tampico, said the roof of the church collapsed while worshipers were taking communion, Reuters reported.
Source: CNN October 02, 2023 22:25 UTC