Suspected gang members found dead amid surge of violence in Mexico

Suspected gang members found dead amid surge of violence in MexicoNine men allegedly linked to organized crime were shot dead in southern Mexico during a confrontation with other armed civilians, state authorities said, as the country grapples with a wave of violence. The bodies were found Wednesday night in the remote village of Zitlala, according to the prosecutor’s office in the state of Guerrero, one of the country’s poorest and hardest-hit by Mexico’s long-running drug war. In recent weeks, Mexico has been shaken especially hard by several outbursts of violence linked to organized crime.



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