Powerful Photos Show Catastrophic Damage and Daring Rescues in Aftermath of Mexico Earthquake
An injured man is pulled out of a building that collapsed during an earthquake in the Roma Norte neighborhood of Mexico City, on Sept. 19. A powerful earthquake jolted central Mexico, causing buildings to sway sickeningly in the capital on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that also did major damage.
A man walks out of the door frame of a building that collapsed after the earthquake, in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City.
Rescue workers and volunteers search for survivors on a collapsed building the Del Valle neighborhood in Mexico City.
Rescue workers search for children trapped inside the collapsed Enrique Rebsamen school in Mexico City.
An injured person is carried after being rescued from the rubble of a building that collapsed after the earthquake, in the Colonia Obrera neighborhood of Mexico City.
A man surveys a building demolished by the 7.1 earthquake, in Jojutla, Morelos state, Mexico.
People remove debris of a building which collapsed after the quake rattled Mexico City.
Rescuers, firefighters, policemen, soldiers and volunteers desperately remove rubble and debris from a flattened building in search of survivors.
Rescue efforts are still ongoing in the aftermath of the powerful quake.
Rescue workers search for survivors.
A man is rescued from a collapsed building in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City.
Rescue Services search for victims under the debris of a building that collapsed after the earthquake.
Volunteers pick up the rubble from a building that collapsed during the earthquake in the Condesa neighborhood of Mexico City.
Rescuers and residents assist an injured victim amid the ruins of a building knocked down by the earthquake.
First responders raise their hands asking for silence as they work on removing the rubble of a collapsed building looking for survivors trapped underneath.