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Criminal gangs clash in central Mexico, 16 killed

Sixteen people died in Mexico’s central state of Zacatecas following an apparent violent dispute between criminal gangs, authorities said on Saturday, as the state grapples with a spike in violence. State prosecutor Francisco Murillo said 10 bodies were found wrapped in blankets in the streets of the Fresnillo municipality while another six were “suspended” inside […]

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Mexico: 10 bodies found inside car abandoned outside local governor’s office

Two arrests have been made after 10 bodies were found inside a car in the central Mexican state of Zacatecas. The discovery came after the vehicle was left outside a historic local state governor’s office in the middle of a public square. Officials became suspicious of the car, a Mazda SUV, and found the bodies […]

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Mexico: 18 bullet-ridden bodies found after apparent gun fight between drug cartels

At least eighteen bullet-ridden bodies were found after an apparent gun battle between suspected drug cartels in Zacatecas state in northern Mexico, authorities said on Friday. All the 18 dead discovered were men. “There were 18 dead, and the confrontation occurred in the community of San Juan Capistrano, in the municipality of Valparaiso,” said Zacatecas […]