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At least 23 dead, scores injured after Mexico City Metro overpass collapses onto road

MEXICO CITY — At least 23 people were killed and 65 injured Monday when an overpass collapsed on an elevated Mexico City Metro line, plunging a passenger train toward the avenue below and sending debris crashing onto the busy roadway.

The incident occurred about 10:25 p.m. in the southeast section of the capital on Metro Line 12, a branch that has long been dogged by complaints of poor construction.

“We heard a loud sound like thunder, and

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