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Panic and hysteria in Mexico during the collapse of a tent during a pre-election event – At least 9 dead and 50 injured

At least nine people were killed and 50 injured Wednesday night in Mexico when part of a tent collapsed due to strong winds during a presidential campaign event, authorities said today. According to images posted on social media, poles supporting the stage collapsed after a strong gust of wind and a giant screen fell onto the stage, where presidential candidate Jorge Alvarez Maines and other members of the centrist Citizens Movement (Movimiento Ciudadano) party were standing. ). “I regret to inform you that the number of people who lost their lives in the accident reached 8 adults and a minor,” Samuel Garcia, the governor of Nuevo León state in northeastern Mexico, where the incident occurred, announced in a post on social media X. A little earlier, Garcia had told reporters from the scene of the accident that there were “around fifty” injured, some of them “seriously”. The accident occurred at […]
Source: News Beast

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