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Devastation in Mexico as homes, schools and hospitals are flattened and 35 people are killed in country's biggest earthquake for a century

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  • Massive 8.1 earthquake struck 60 miles off the southern coast of Mexico southwest of the town of Pijijiapan
  • At least 35 people have been killed including two children and 17 from same town, Juchitan, in Oaxaca state
  • The earthquake was felt across Mexico and as far as Austin, Texas more than 1,300 miles from the epicentre
  • Strongest quake to hit the capital since a 1985 tremor flattened swathes of Mexico City and killed thousands
  • Mexico's president said it was the biggest quake in the country in a century with a million left without power
  • Authorities initially declared tsunami alert stretching all the way south to Ecuador, but lifted it hours later
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