Six killed near Mexican resort city

Mexico City, April 27 (IANS/EFE) Six people were killed and two wounded in a shooting near the Mexican resort city of Acapulco, authorities said.

The eight victims were gathered on the bank of a dried-up riverbed in the village of Los Organos when gunmen arrived and started shooting, the Guerrero state Attorney General’s Office said.

Federal, state and municipal security forces began a search for the shooters.

The two wounded survivors were taken to a hospital in Acapulco and their names are being held back to protect them, according to the official statement.

The bodies of the dead were identified by family members, according to the AG’s office, which declined to speculate on the motive for the attack.



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