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Drug gang blamed for killings of 3 with ties to US consulate in violent Mexican border city

The Chicago Tribune, 15 March 2010
Publié le : 15 mars 2010
 Olivia Torres 
"CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) Suspected drug gang hit men separately ambushed two cars carrying families with ties to the U.S. consulate in this violent border city, killing an American couple and a Mexican man. Three young children survived, although two suffered wounds.

"The slayings came amid a surge in bloodshed along Mexico's border with Texas and drew condemnation from the White House. Mexico's president expressed outrage and promised a fast investigation to find those responsible.

"Authorities put suspicion on members of a gang of hit men allied with the Juarez drug cartel. That theory is based on "information exchanged with U.S. federal agencies" helping in the investigation, according to a statement Sunday from the joint mission of soldiers and federal police overseeing security in Ciudad Juarez."

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