- A video that shows the exact moment of the building explosion in Mexico City was released.
- The images were released hours after the incident.
- So far there have been 22 injured people and one deceased.
In Mexico City, there was a strong explosion that caused dozens of injuries and sadly, one person lost their life. This incident occurred in a building on Av. Coyoacán, on the corner with Universidad, in Colonia Xoco; the neighbors had already reported the smell of gas to the authorities, for which they mentioned that there was recklessness on the part of authorities for not reacting on time.
After the explosion occurred, a video was released by the City authorities that shows the exact moment in which this misfortune occurred; in the images that came to light, it can be seen that a few seconds before the explosion a car drove through the avenue and some passers-by entered a place, after which, the tragedy happened.
Mexico building explosion video: The information that was released
The images of the exact moment in which the explosion of the building occurred in Mexico City have come to light. The material shows how the tragedy occurred, which left more than 22 people injured and one deceased; According to the Mexican authorities, it was all about an explosion due to accumulation of gas, in the Benito Juárez mayor’s office.
The place was cordoned off and the authorities asked for extreme precautions to be taken. But, without a doubt, the images that have been circulating have left Internet users shocked, since you can see the panic that the people who were inside the building went through, as well as the passers-by who were only walking on the street. zone. Filed Under: Mexico Building Explosion Video
Mexico building explosion video: The video
In the images that were released, it is shown how a security camera captures the moment in which the explosion occurred. In the foreground comes the avenue and as seconds before the tragedy occurs, a car goes by without any inconvenience; the situation seems to be like any ordinary day.
It is observed how two passers-by walk on the opposite side of the building, stopping at a place where they enter and remain for a couple of seconds; as the video is from a security system, there is no sound whatsoever. The only thing that is shown, are the scenes before the explosion happens and the place is destroyed. Filed Under: Mexico Building Explosion Video
Mexico building explosion video: The explosion
The exact moment of the explosion is captured by the camera. First a gray cloud is glimpsed at the site and then like two people leave a room, running to the opposite side of the street, fleeing the imminent danger that had occurred a few meters from where they were located; It is even observed how one of the men ends up dropping an object that he was carrying in his hands.
The haze does not dissipate, although the camera does not focus with good quality, it is possible to observe those details. The avenue is alone, no car passes and without the sound, it would seem that nothing happened; but the moment is clear and the panic of the men who left their respective places running in terror, makes the situation more noticeable. Filed Under: Mexico Building Explosion Video
Mexico building explosion video: The seconds after the explosion
In the distance, between that cloud of smoke and dust, you can see how a person comes out of that mist, running without looking back. He pauses for a few moments in a tree, looking towards the scene of the incident, as if he cannot believe what is happening; in a second, another person runs from the opposite side of the street and begins to look at the building that exploded, while talking on the phone, perhaps informing the authorities of what happened.
Two cars pass, neither stops. The men continue to observe the place where the explosion occurred, only the mist of the explosion that occurred in the place was observed, there are no more indications of the tragedy that occurred inside that building, nor is there a glimpse of whether the authorities are about to arrive. The video is 41 seconds long, but it impacts what it shows. Filed Under: Mexico Building Explosion Video
Mexico building explosion video: The mayor’s office offered accommodation for the victims
According to the media, in the latest news that have been recorded of that explosion, it was announced that Civil Protection reviewed the buildings adjacent to Av. Coyoacan 1909 and no structural damage was found, so the investigation and the expertise of the tragedy that occurred.
In addition, it was reported that the Mayor’s Office offered accommodation in a hotel to the victims and 48 requested it, so that they will stay in a hotel during the time that the investigations of the investigation that is in process continue. In addition, it was announced that no authority has previous reports of odor or gas leaks in the building, which contradicts the first version offered by the residents of the area, who mentioned that there was a report. Filed Under: Mexico Building Explosion Video
Mexico building explosion video: circulation will remain closed
To the inhabitants of the City, it was mentioned that the circulation will remain closed in Av. Coyoacán de Amores until Av. Universidad, due to the work of emergency services. For this reason, they have been suggested to look for road alternatives if they are going to travel through the place, therefore, reports of what happens in the vicinity are kept on social networks.
A video published by the account of the Centro de Orientación Vial of the Secretariat of Citizen Security of Mexico City, better known as OVIAL, shows the work being done by the emergency services, who remain at the scene of the incident, at pending what happens. Filed Under: Mexico Building Explosion Video
The rescue work of the Cóndor Group
In a video published by the account of the Grupo Cóndor rescue group, it is shown how the rescue teams do their work in the building that was damaged, showing how the investigation and search for evidence are going to verify what happened in the vicinity of the building in Mexico City.
“Our volunteers in risk mitigation work, in properties affected by explosion in a building located at Av. Coyoacan esq. University, Col. Xoco, Mayor’s Office Benito Juarez. ”, They commented in the tweet they posted through social networks, which shows the work they are doing in the place.
I am going to the place of the explosion on Avenida Coyoacán. So far, the Secretary for Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection that is in the place informs me that it was an explosion due to a gas leak, 22 injured of which 4 were transferred to the hospital ”, the head of Government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum.
Minutes earlier, the head of the Secretariat for Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection of Mexico City, Myriam Urzúa, had declared to the media that there were 14 injured and three of them had been transferred to medical centers for presenting a more serious state of health. fragile, Efe noted.
The report that was provided
“With deep sadness, I inform that one of the people injured by the explosion in Av. Coyoacán unfortunately lost his life,” said the head of government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum, in a subsequent message on Twitter.
“We are in contact with the family to provide all the support that is necessary,” said the Mexican official. The accident took place in the Xoco neighborhood of the Benito Juárez mayor’s office, in the south of the capital, according to the Efe news agency.
“An accumulation of Gas”
“It was due to a natural gas leak in apartment 207 of the Acacias building,” said Urzúa, who pointed out that the deflagration occurred due to the accumulation of this gas. He indicated that the capital authorities and those of the Mayor of Benito Juárez jointly review the structural state of this building.
They also verify the state of the surrounding buildings, although he assured that for the moment no major flaws had been detected. The explosion left damage to at least 15 homes in this building, with many windows smashed.
The statements obtained
In addition, several streets around it were heard due to the power of the implosion, according to witnesses. The residents of the building were evacuated. “Everything exploded, the glass, the windows, everything,” Aremy, a resident of the building, told local media, according to Efe.
An actress was inside the building. It was reported that the young woman was in perfect condition, but her state of mental health is delicate, due to the shock she experienced, due to the explosion. TO SEE VIDEO CLICK HERE
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