Mexico plane crash toll rises to 13

November 6th, 2008 - 4:20 am ICT by IANS  

Mexico City, Nov 6 (Xinhua) The toll in Wednesday’s plane crash here rose to 13, officials said. Mexico’s Interior Minister Juan Camilo Mourino was among the dead.The aircraft that took off from the central Mexican state of San Luis Potosi was preparing to land in Mexico City at the time of the accident.

Thirteen people, including four crewmembers, were killed in the crash, government prosecutor Miguel Angel Mancera said Wednesday.

Earlier, some of the seriously injured passengers have been rushed to a hospital for treatment, but they later succumbed to their injuries.

Currently, the cause of the crash is being investigated.

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