CIUDAD MADERO, Mexico, Oct 3, 2023 (BSS/AFP) - The death toll from a roof collapse at a church in northeastern Mexico rose to 11 on Monday, with dozens more injured, as a shocked community mourned victims of the disaster. "As soon as the baptism began, five minutes passed and the roof collapsed," Galvan told AFP. After the roof collapsed, ambulances, police and military personnel rushed to the site, in addition to numerous people in search of family members who were inside the church. Local residents put out calls on social media asking for tools to aid the rescue effort, such as hydraulic lifts and hammers. The Archdiocese of Mexico posted a message on social media offering condolences.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha October 03, 2023 03:36 UTC