(ANSA) - MEXICO CITY, MAY 04 - The Mexico City Attorney General has announced that it has opened an investigation into the crimes of manslaughter and property damage after the bloody accident that on Monday evening, due to the collapse of a railway line, involved a convoy line 12 of the subway with a toll of 24 dead and dozens injured.
The Mexican media underline a sort of 'curse' that has struck since the inauguration in 2012 the 'Golden Line' of the subway, which in the nine years of operation has been stopped dozens of times for problems with structures and infrastructures and in at least two cases, in 2014 and in 2017, for long periods.
In this regard, it is specified in a press release, "all the necessary multidisciplinary and interinstitutional expertise will be carried out by professionals in the sector, both on a structural and administrative level, in order to identify the responsibility for the incident.
For this reason, in addition to the Mexican investigation, the capital authorities asked the Norwegian company specializing in risk management, Det Norske Veritas (DNV-GL), to carry out an in-depth investigation into the incident.
Finally, while the two wagons of the convoy that had fallen to the ground were removed with large cranes, and the identification of the fatal victims of the accident is almost complete, the federal government declared three days of national destruction with the display of flags at half mast. to all of May 6th. (HANDLE).