Breaking News: Major Earthquake Jolts Mexico City, Dozens Killed

A strong 7.1 magnitude earthquake has killed at least 56 people in central Mexico, according to officials.

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The tremor on Tuesday struck eight kilometres southeast of Atencingo in the central state of Puebla, some 120km from the main city, Mexico City, the united states Geological Survey (USGS) said.

At least four individuals were killed in Mexico City, according to the city’s Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera.

Morelos Governor Graco Ramirez said an overall total of 42 people died in his state including 12 in Jojutla city and four in the state capital of Cuernavaca, which is home to about 350,000 people.

Alfredo del Mazo, the governor of Mexico state, told the Televisa news network that the quake had killed at least 8 people in his state, which borders Mexico City.

Two more deaths were reported in the state of Puebla.

The capital’s airport terminal suspended operations and was checking facilities for any damage.

Clouds of dust rose from fallen bits of facades in Mexico City, and local TELEVISION footage and social media purportedly showed some buildings with severe damage.

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Rescue workers and volunteers search a building that collapsed after an earthquake in the Roma neighborhood (AP)
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