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Mexico school collapse: Race to free girl amid concerns of further danger

September 21, 2017 1:11 PM
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Mexico school collapse: Race to free girl amid concerns of further danger

Search efforts continue at collapsed school

Rescue personnel work to rescue a child trapped inside the Enrique Rebsamen elementary school in Mexico City on Wednesday, September 20. Searches are underway at buildings in the region that collapsed after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck central Mexico a day earlier.

A group of men calling themselves the Insurgentes Brigade arrive carrying beams of wood to offer help in Mexico City's Roma neighborhood on September 20.

Families prepare to sleep under tarps on the sidewalk outside their quake-damaged building in Mexico City on September 20.

Volunteers and rescue workers search for people trapped inside the Enrique Rebsamen school on September 20. The school in Mexico City collapsed a day earlier.

A volunteer in Mexico City asks for silence as a flattened building is searched for survivors on September 20. This was the second earthquake to hit Mexico in the past two weeks. A magnitude 8.1 quake struck off the country's southern coast on September 8.

Members of the Mexican Army nap September 20 after assisting in search-and-rescue missions in Mexico City.

People look for survivors in Mexico City on September 20. The earthquake happened on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that killed an estimated 9,500 people in and around Mexico City.

Volunteers arrange food and other donated supplies at a distribution point in Mexico City on September 20.

Rescue workers in Mexico City search for people trapped inside the collapsed Enrique Rebsamen school on September 19.

Source: cnn.com

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