One dead after shopping center roof collapses in Tijuana (VIDEO)


“The roof of the Plaza Comercial Otay shopping center in Tijuana, Baja California, collapsed on Tuesday, December 14th, around two in the afternoon, leaving one person dead and six injured”, reported Rafael Carrillo, director of the Tijuana Fire Department.

He explained that this incident occurred around 2:18 p.m. and that the arrival of rescue personnel was necessary, who had to extract four of the victims who were trapped.

Later they rescued the body of the mortal victim, who until now is known to be a person of approximately 65 years

They also evicted around 600 people from a Soriana supermarket located inside the plaza, including customers and employees.

Sources: Milenio / Imagen

Baja California Post