Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Gunmen Kill 2 Teenage Girls in Ciudad Juarez

Gunmen killed two girls, ages 15 and 16, in Ciudad Juarez, a border city in northern Mexico, police said. The gunmen entered a house Saturday in the southern section of Ciudad Juarez, located across the border from El Paso, Texas, and killed the teenagers, municipal police spokesmen told Efe. One body was found on the second floor and the other on the first floor. The victims have not been identified and police have not determined the motive for the killings. The latest killings occurred hours after President Felipe Calderon visited the area and met with federal, Chihuahua state and municipal officials. Federal officials announced at the start of the weekend that the murder rate in Juarez had fallen sharply over the past six months from an average of 11 people a day in October 2010 to four per day in April...more

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