A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit the central city of Mexico including Puebla and Morelos on Tuesday killing at least 248 people. According to The U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake emerged from 4.5 kilometers east-northeast of San Juan Raboso and 55 kilometers of Puebla.
Enrique Peña Nieto, the President of Mexico said that the devastation caused a school building collapse and left 22 dead bodies of children. The President also mentioned that at least 30 children are still missing and mentioned the situation as "a new national emergency."
While Residents of Mexico were trying to overcome from an 8.0 magnitude earthquake, which struck the coast of Chiapas on Sept. 7, people are facing another nightmare early this week. The last earthquake caused 90 casualties in the country's south. After Tuesday, people who moved out of their buildings are blocked by the fallen power poles on the streets and public transports have shut down.
Soldiers, college students and local civilians, came for a rescue mission and had worked together to clear the areas where buildings were collapsed on Tuesday. The situation is getting more sensitive now, as the rescuers want silence to hear voices of people who are still under the debris.