Hurricane left at least 27 dead in Mexico's Acapulco

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Published: 2023-10-26 18:51

Last Updated: 2024-05-25 13:17


Hurricane left at least 27 dead in Mexico's Acapulco
Hurricane left at least 27 dead in Mexico's Acapulco

Hurricane Otis killed at least 27 people as it lashed the beach resort town of Acapulco on Mexico's Pacific coast, officials said Thursday.

The hurricane was classified as a scale-topping category 5 storm.

"Unfortunately, we received word from the state and city governments that 27 people are dead and four are missing," Secretary of State for Security Rosa Icela Rodriguez told a news conference.