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    Mexico: 13 suspected offenders killed by police, eight dead in bar attack

    “Ten men and three women died” Thursday in a clash with police in the state of San Luis Potosi. According to the authorities, they would be involved in several attacks, which caused deaths.

    Thirteen suspected offenders were killed by police in the industrial heartland of Mexico, where eight people also died in the attack on a bar by armed men, judicial sources said on Friday.

    “Ten men and three women died” Thursday during a clash with police in the state of San Luis Potosi, the regional prosecutor’s office said.

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    The alleged offenders “would be involved in the latest violent events in the area”, added the prosecution.

    Involved in several attacks

    On June 10, the bodies of seven unidentified men were abandoned in a locality in the same state, the prosecution had announced.

    In the neighboring state of Guanajuato, eight people were shot dead and five others injured in an attack on a speakeasy on Friday, local authorities reported.

    On Wednesday, a journalist-entrepreneur and two other people died in the armed robbery of a bar in the municipality of San Luis de la Paz.

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    San Luis Potosi (General Motors and BMW plants) and Guanajuato are two industrial states.

    Guanajuato has become one of the most violent states among the 32 that make up Mexico, due to the rivalry between two cartels: Santa Rosa de Lima and Jalisco New Generation. In the first half, Guanajuato was the most violent state in the country, with 1,259 homicides.

    Source: BFM TV

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