On the verge of tears, Jorge Álvarez Máynez breaks down in interview after tragedy in Nuevo León | VIDEO


Jorge Álvarez Máynez, candidate for the presidency of Mexico, broke down throughout an interview when remembering the tragedy of the temple fall that occurred at a marketing campaign occasion for a number of normal bearers of the Citizen Motion (MC) in San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo León, made which left 9 individuals lifeless and 121 injured.

In the course of the interview with a number of native media, Álvarez Máynez was requested concerning the well being standing of the injured, and visibly moved, he deeply appreciated the efforts of the medical workers and volunteers who attended the emergency.

“Very grateful to the paramedics, the nurses, all of the volunteers who had been there final night time till precisely 10 at night time. They did every little thing in a short time with the workers within the totally different scientific items. They’ve achieved a unprecedented job to save lots of many lives of people that ought to proceed with us,” he declared, visibly affected.

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Recalling the occasions, the candidate described the velocity with which the tragedy unfolded. “I had by no means skilled something like this. It was just some seconds during which every little thing modified. I used to be the primary to understand and inform the those that we had been within the temple, it was only a few seconds and there was little or no margin,” he narrated.

The emecista indicated that he has been speaking to all of the injured individuals they usually agree that the large downside with the state of affairs was that there have been only a few seconds and there was no manner for individuals to foretell what was going to occur and the place to maneuver to take shelter rapidly.

“You see the aerial images, what I’ve additionally advised the injured individuals is that we’re very fortunate that we’re right here,” mentioned Álvarez Máynez.

The interview took on an much more emotional tone when the candidate was questioned about the way forward for his presidential marketing campaign. On the verge of tears, he confessed “proper now I am not considering a lot about it” and added that the one factor that captures his full consideration proper now are the victims of the tragedy.

On the verge of tears, Jorge Álvarez Máynez mentioned that “proper now he isn’t considering a lot about it,” when requested about what’s going to occur to the marketing campaign. (X/@enriquemunozFM)

“I will wait to see what advantages the people who find themselves nonetheless in hospitals. (My precedence is the wounded), in order that they don’t really feel that whoever is combating the battle has forgotten about them.”

Lastly, Álvarez Máynez expressed his deep gratitude to the individuals who nonetheless assist his marketing campaign regardless of the tragedy. “Within the midst of every little thing, individuals proceed to consider us, I’m very grateful to them,” he mentioned.

When requested if he had considered loss of life throughout the accident, he responded bluntly: “No, no, no. In a state of affairs like this it’s not that kind, it’s loads of adrenaline,” he concluded.

Samuel García reported in a earlier convention that greater than 100 individuals had been hospitalized and 9 died on account of this accident brought on by robust winds Credit score: Authorities of Mexico

The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, demanded an investigation into the collapse of a stage throughout a rally of the Citizen Motion get together in Nuevo León. The president clarified that the judicial authority should examine, though he exempted the organizers from direct accountability.

The accident occurred Wednesday night time in San Pedro Garza, when a gale toppled towers and an enormous display. Among the many victims had been a baby, seven ladies and three males.

Jorge Álvarez Máynez, presidential candidate of Movimiento Ciudadano and current on the occasion, identified in a video that the local weather phenomenon was not foreseeable. His get together suspended all marketing campaign occasions.

Claudia Sheinbaum and Xóchitl Gálvez, the opposite predominant presidential candidates, expressed their condolences for the tragedy.


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