24 Dead in addiction institution : massacre in Mexico

at Least 24 people have been shot in a facility for addiction treatment in Mexico. A further seven people were injured on Wednesday in a suburb of the Central M

24 Dead in addiction institution : massacre in Mexico

at Least 24 people have been shot in a facility for addiction treatment in Mexico. A further seven people were injured on Wednesday in a suburb of the Central Mexican city of Irapuato, three of them seriously, the local police announced. The information was initially. Photos that have been circulated on the Internet, showed close to each other on a floor, lying on the corpses of the young men.

The region of Irapuato in the state of Guanajuato is one of the most dangerous in Mexico. It had been reported in the past few weeks, more attacks on facilities for drug addicts with the dead.

In Guanajuato, among other things, the cartel Santa Rosa de Lima is actively involved, especially in petrol theft. Cartel boss Jose Antonio Yépez Ortiz, alias "El Marro" published ten days ago a Video in which he threatens to get angry with an escalation of violence. In raids, among other things, his mother and his sister were arrested.

The group of Yépez Ortiz is also fighting with the powerful crime syndicate Cártel de Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG) to the territory. The CJNG was made for a failed assassination attempt on the chief of police of Mexico city last Friday in which three people were killed, is responsible. The main area of influence of the cartel is located in the West of the country. His boss Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, known as "El Mencho is". For information leading to his arrest, has awarded the U.S. government tens of millions of dollars, in the Northern neighboring country of Mexico, he is wanted for drug trafficking.

In the past year have been in Mexico for almost 100 homicide victims per day registered. In addition, more than 60 000 people are considered disappeared. The violence continues in this year, in spite of the Corona-crisis. The bloodshed is to a large extent on the account of cartels and gangs involved in drug trafficking, kidnappings and extortion. Often the Gangster Connections to local security forces. Most of the crimes in the North American country are never investigated, let alone punished.

Updated Date: 02 July 2020, 02:19

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