Mexico earthquake death toll reaches 293

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Mexico has raised the death toll from Tuesday’s earthquake to 293, with more than half the fatalities in the capital.

National Civil Protection chief Luis Felipe Puente said there were 155 dead in Mexico City.

In a tweet on Friday, Mr Puente said the tolls remained unchanged elsewhere with 73 in Morelos, 45 in Puebla, 13 in Mexico state, six in Guerrero and one in Oaxaca.