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#40 Mexico commemorates victims of deadly quakes

A couple mourns next to the perimeter wall of the collapsed wing of the Enrique Rebsamen elementary school in Mexico City, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. The school collapsed one year ago killing scores of children in the 7.1 earthquake that hit the city. Officials said the owner of the private school built an apartment for herself on top of the school wing that collapsed, which may have played a role in the tragedy. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

Rescue workers stand with with raised fists and in silence, in front of a 1985 earthquake memorial during a ceremony marking that quake's 33rd anniversary and last year's 7.1 magnitude earthquake, in Mexico City, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. The rescue workers, known as "topos," are a voluntary civil brigade, who were created during the 1985 earthquake that left at least 9,500 dead. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

MEXICO CITY –  Mexico on Wednesday commemorated victims of two deadly Sept. 19 earthquakes, one in 1985 that left at least 9,500 dead and another just last year that killed more than 360.

Victims' relatives gathered at the site of a seven-story downtown office building that collapsed in last year's magnitude 7.1 quake that killed 228 people in the capital and 141 more in nearby states.

The rubble was long ago cleared, but the building site remained blocked off with plywood. Friends and family of the 49 victims had posted signs with messages of love on the fencing.

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