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Aerial footage of a landslide wiping out a mountain town in Mexico


Aerial footage showed the situation in the mountainous town of Tlalnepantla, located near the capital of Mexico, Mexico City, and the town turned into an almost erased area after the landslide incident.


The disaster occurred in the mountainous town of Tlalnepantla after weeks of torrential rain fell over the area, and just days after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Alcapulco. Both events are believed to have contributed to last Friday's landslide that wiped out the mountain town in Mexico.


At least one person was killed and 10 others missing after a landslide occurred in the municipality of "Talanipantla", north of the capital, "Mexico City".


Governor Alfredo del Mazo said - according to the American "ABC News" network, last Saturday, that the heavy rain that fell during the past days on central Mexico and affected the city of "Acapulco", 300 km southwest of "Mexico City" on Tuesday, The last earthquake, with a magnitude of 7 on the Richter scale, and resulting in buildings shaking in the capital, were two factors that contributed to the "Talanipantla" landslide on Friday, while the state spokesman confirmed that only one woman was rescued.


The network added, that the rescue forces are scheduled to resume search operations for the victims, as the authorities had ordered them to stop the search operations during the evening for fear of more landslides, explaining that the attempt to find the missing is very difficult due to the magnitude of the collapsed rocks over narrow roads, which impedes the movement of Heavy machinery in light of the concern that the mountain might collapse.

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