In Pakistan, a major rescue effort is underway to find scores of people feared trapped after a factory collapse in the east city of Lahore. At least 16 people are confirmed dead and another 40 injured.
Rescuers have honed in on 10 buildings in the hope of finding survivors in the rubble of this week's Mexican earthquake. But, reports of a 12-year old girl thought to have been trapped turned out to be untrue.
Mexico has been hit by magnitude 6.1 earthquake, according to the country's seismological service. The tremor comes four days after a quake near Mexico City that killed about 300 people.
Mexico City is reeling from a devastating earthquake that has left more than 200 people dead. Local residents are scrambling to lend a hand in rescue efforts. DW's Veronica Calderon reports from the Mexican capital.
A 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Mexico has killed at least 226 people, including more than 20 children at a collapsed primary school. Rescue teams are working tirelessly to locate survivors trapped under the rubble.
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