Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Gunmen kill 2 women in northern Mexico

Gunmen opened fire on four women and a child in Chihuahua city, the capital of the like-named northern Mexican state, killing two of the women and wounding the others in the group, police said. The gunmen drove up to a clinic on Monday in a small car, got out of the vehicle, opened fire on the group and then fled. The two wounded women and the child were taken to a hospital, where they are listed in serious condition. Chihuahua is considered Mexico's most violent state, topping the homicide list since 2008. The state is home to Ciudad Juarez, a border city located across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas, where more than 3,100 people died in drug-related violence last year. The killing has not slowed this year, with more than 1,100 people murdered in Juarez...more

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