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11 killed, including one abductee, latest victims in Mexico drug war

Posted By admin On January 15, 2009 @ 5:46 am In World News | Comments Disabled

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Thursday, Jan 15, 2009

Eleven men, including a university student athlete, have been killed since Tuesday in the last drug-related violence to hit near the US border in northern Mexico, officials said.

The student’s body was found in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico’s notorious murder capital, hours after he was kidnapped by gunmen disguised as soldiers, police said.

A local butcher, who in November survived an attack in an auto repair shop that killed six other people, was shot to death.

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Four other men were killed in broad daylight on the streets of Ciudad Juarez, and three more bodies were found in the city since late Tuesday, police added.

Two separate murders took place in eastern Chihuahua state, where rival drug gangs have been fighting turf wars that defy government efforts to bring them to a stop.

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[4] Ten killed across Mexico in Christmas Eve drug violence: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ten-killed-across-mexico-in-christmas-eve-drug-violence.html

[5] 23 people slain along US-Mexico border in 24 hours: http://www.prisonplanet.com/23-people-slain-along-us-mexico-border-in-24-hours.html

[6] More Civilians Killed Last Year in One Mexican Border Town Than All Afghanistan: http://www.prisonplanet.com/more-civilians-killed-last-year-in-one-mexican-border-town-than-all-afghanistan.html

[7] Mexico drug wars have killed 35,000 people in four years: http://www.prisonplanet.com/mexico-drug-wars-have-killed-35000-people-in-four-years.html

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