They kill 9 people attending a funeral in northern Mexico in two attacks

Nine people were killed in Ciudad Juárez, in northern Mexico, in two attacks launched during the funeral of a man who had been killed days beforeThe local prosecutor’s office reported this Saturday.

The victims include six adult men, two women and a minor, while two more people were injured, said a press release from the Chihuahua state prosecutor’s office, which borders the United States.

A first shooting attack occurred on the night of Friday to Saturday in a house where a man who was murdered last Wednesday was being watched. The balance was three deceased.

On Saturday afternoon they moved the wake to a house that works as a Protestant temple, how far did armed men go who killed six people.

“The corresponding investigations have already begun (…) experts are analyzing the evidence collected to clarify the facts,” Sahira Castro, spokeswoman for the state prosecutor’s office, told the press.

Ciudad Juarez, bordering El Paso, Texas, For years it has been one of the most violent towns in Mexico due to disputes between criminal groups for control of drug routes.

In 2021, more than 1,400 murders were recorded in Ciudad Juárez.

Since December 2006, when the government of then President Felipe Calderón launched a controversial anti-drug strategy with the participation of military forces, Mexico has registered more than 340,000 murders, according to official figures.

Most of these crimes are linked to organized crime, according to the Mexican government. (I)

Source: Eluniverso