MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Unidentified gunmen opened hearth in a bar in central Mexico, killing 10 folks, officers stated, within the newest outbreak of violence to buffet the nation.
“It seems it was a direct assault,” stated a police official from the city of Tarimoro within the state of Guanajuato, which has been convulsed lately by vicious turf wars between rival drug gangs.
The official, who spoke on situation of anonymity, stated all ten victims in Wednesday’s assault had been male, and that no arrests had been made but.
A state authorities official stated 9 of the lads had been killed on the scene, whereas one other died of his wounds after being taken to hospital.
Calling the taking pictures a “cowardly assault”, Guanajuato’s governor Diego Sinhue Rodriguez on Twitter (NYSE:) expressed his condolences to the households of the victims.
He didn’t present particulars of the assault.
The federal safety ministry stated this week that Guanajuato has seen essentially the most murders this yr amongst Mexican states, recording 2,115 victims between January and August.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador informed a information convention on Thursday morning that 20 homicides had been registered throughout Guanajuato on Wednesday.