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9 people are confirmed dead and dozens injured when a stage collapsed at a political event in Mexico on Wednesday.

A presidential candidate narrowly escaped injury when a strong gust of wind blew over lighting and a giant screen.

Presidential candidate Jorge Álvarez Máynez attended his campaign event in the northeastern city of San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He was on stage with others when a strong gust of wind blew the stage down.

Cell phone video shows the tragedy as it unfolded. Watch below as the stage collapsed killing 9, including a minor, and injuring 54 people.

While Máynez ran for his life, other men grabbed a woman and pulled her to safety.

State Governor Samuel Garcia updated the death toll on Thursday, writing on X/ Twitter: “I have just visited Clinic 7 and I regret to report that so far the number of people who died in the accident amounts to 8 adults and 1 minor. The injured who are in this clinic are now stable.

He later posted: “I ask God for a lot of strength for the families of the deceased and injured. We are with you.”

Garcia warned people to stay indoors during the “storms and atypical winds.”