Earthquake and floods leave several dead and thousands affected in Mexico

Tuesday night's earthquake added to the tragedy that occurred on Monday night due to the overflowing of the Tula river, in the central state of Hidalgo, which left 14 dead.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mexican authorities confirmed on Wednesday (8) one death and minor material damage caused by the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that shook central and southern Mexico, in a tragic day for the death of at least 14 other people in floods.

"Fortunately, there is no major damage, so far one victim, a young man who was driving a motorcycle and lost his life, this in Guerrero," said Wednesday the president of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, during his morning conference from the National Palace.

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