Mexico City, Sep 8 (AFP) The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck Mexico has risen to 32, the governor of the southern state of Oaxaca said today.Also Read - Texas Border Crossing Where Migrants Made Camp to Reopen

Alejandro Murat told local television that 17 of the deaths were recorded in the southeastern town of Juchitan. Also Read - Videos Show Buildings Swaying, Power Outages in Mexico After Massive Quake; Tsunami Alert Sounded | WATCH

The quake hit offshore in the Pacific at 11:49 pm about 100 kilometers from the coastal town of Tonala in far southern Chiapas state, Mexico’s seismologic service said.(AFP) AMS Also Read - Brave Woman Fights Off 10-Ft-Long Crocodile, Repeatedly Punches It in Face to Protect Her Identical Twin Sister

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.