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Frantic Search Underway At School Hit By Mexico Quake

MEXICO CITY (CBS4) – Rescuers are searching a school looking for survivors from Tuesday’s deadly earthquake.

There are at least 225 confirmed fatalities as a result of the quake.

The 7.1 magnitude quake struck on the 32nd anniversary of another devastating quake, which hit the area in 1985.

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Mexican rescue teams look for people trapped in the rubble at the Enrique Rebsamen elementary school in Mexico City on September 20, 2017. (credit: MARIO VAZQUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

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Mexican rescue teams look for people trapped in the rubble at the Enrique Rebsamen elementary school in Mexico City on September 19, 2017. (credit: SARAIRIS AGUILAR/AFP/Getty Images)

A wing of a three-story school collapsed into a massive pancake of concrete slabs.

Rescuers are crawling into the crevices of the building, according to CBS News, searching  for anyone who may have survived.

“We can hear small noises, but we don’t know if they’re coming from above or below, from the walls above (crumbling), or someone below calling for help,” said Dr. Pedro Serrano, one of the rescuers at the Escuela Enrique Rebsamen school.

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto visited the school on Tuesday and said 22 bodies had been recovered there, two of them adults. By Wednesday morning, officials confirmed 25 people were killed in the school.

Rescuers are continuing their search for any survivors.

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