>> In the wake of a powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake that rattled Mexico's Oaxaca state, a military helicopter carrying top Mexican officials came crashing down, killing at least 13 people and injuring 15. Among the dead were three children. The chopper carrying Mexico's interior minister and the state governor, who were assessing the damage, landed on top of two vans in an open field.
The senior official survived, but now the small town of Jamiltepec is grieving.>>
> The quake left nearly a million homes and businesses without power in Mexico City in the south, while 50 homes were damaged in Oaxaca. Social media footage showed residents scrambling to evacuate and trembling lamp posts.
While no deaths were reported in Saturday's quake, the state of Oaxaca and Mexico City are still reeling from earthquakes that killed at least 471 people in September 2017.