A mayor in northern Mexico says heavy rains caused a half-built church in a suburb of Monterrey to collapse during Mass, killing a 10-year-old boy and injuring 24 church goers.
Mayor Rodolfo Ambriz says the injured were taken to local hospitals
where the severity of the wounds is still unclear.
The boy died on his
way to the hospital.
The Roman Catholic Church of
Santa Clara de Asis was under construction and a tarp had been put up as
Authorities say a cold front brought heavy rains to the
northern state of Nuevo Leon that apparently brought down the tarp
Sunday morning and the concrete structure with it.