The death toll from the Mexican earthquake has risen to 10 as residents' debris clears

MEXICO CITY  The death toll from a powerful earthquake in southern Mexico has risen to 10, officials said Wednesday. Locals began clearing debris and assessing damage from the templar.

The area around the famous Hutulko Beach Resort in the southern state of Oaxaca was most affected by the 7.4 magnitude earthquake, but the tremors could be felt far from Mexico City, where high-rise buildings fell and tens of thousands took to the streets. Lie.

Some 30 buildings in the capital were damaged, and in the northern neighborhoods that were severely damaged by the 2017 earthquake, some residents had to evacuate their homes.

"This apartment has always been my home. Where I was born, where I grew up, I have all my memories," Abha Prasar told Reuters while removing his belongings from the closed building.

In Oaxaca, workers' staff cleaned the streets with debris from the earthquake and searched for their belongings among the residents of the humble classes of debris.

"Everything was damaged, the whole house was cleared. Everything we did in our life was over," said Vicente Romero in the city of La Crucescita on the Pacific coast, whose neighbors were cleaning the debris.

According to a statement from the state of Oaxaca, educational centers and historical sites, including four archaeological sites, were damaged and 10 people were killed.

Oaxaca governor Alejandro Murat said in a post on Twitter that 117 municipalities and more than 5,000 homes were affected by the earthquake.

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