Drug-related murders soar in Mexico

A war between Mexican drug gangs and police has escalated…

A war between Mexican drug gangs and police has escalated into open bloody conflict in Mexico, with residents in the northern border city of Juarez fearing an unparalleled bloodbath by the weekend.

So far this year, nearly 1,400 people have been murdered, an increase of more than 40% over the toll from the first five months of 2007, according to authorities.

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  • CBec

    Thats what you get when your goverment alows these a-holes to operate for years transporting drugs into the u.s. Now they want to blame guns being transported from the u.s. to Mexico as the cause. Bullsquat!! Criminals are Criminals, not the tools the criminals use!!!