Mexico death toll rises to 325
The death toll last week’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Mexico has crept up to 325, AP reported.
Civil Defense chief Luis Felipe Puente says in a tweet that 186 of the deaths occurred in Mexico City. Seventy-four died in the state of Morelos, 45 in Puebla, 13 in the State of Mexico, six in Guerrero and one in Oaxaca. The quake was centered in Puebla state, southeast of Mexico City.
At least 96 people also died in a magnitude 8.2 earthquake that hit off the southern Mexican coast on Sept. 7.