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Vigil for victims of Mexico metro disaster

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Hundreds of protesters hold a vigil in the Mexican capital, demanding justice for the 26 people killed when an elevated metro line with a history of problems came crashing down.

Added on the 08/05/2021 13:54:07 - Copyright : AFP EN

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