The Powerful Earthquake in Mexico – level 3

27-09-2017 07:00

At least 245 people, including 21 children, are confirmed to be dead following last week’s earthquake in Mexico City.

The 7.1-magnitude quake incidentally struck during an earthquake drill and exactly 32 years after another earthquake that killed thousands in Mexico City.

Many rescue operations have been going day and night across the city, including one in which people are pulling children from school rubble.

Difficult words: incidentally (by chance), drill (training), rubble (pieces of a broken building).

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