APASEO EL GRANDE: Ten people were shot to death and another five were wounded in an attack at a bar in Mexico’s central state of Guanajuato, officials said Sunday.
The attack took place after 11:00 p.m. local time on Saturday (0500 GMT) at the “El Estadio” bar, when a group of armed men burst in and opened fire at customers and employees of the bar along a highway that connects the cities of Celaya and Queretaro.
The current death toll is seven men and three women, officials said.
Guanajuato, a prosperous industrial region and home to some of Mexico’s most popular tourist destinations, has become the country’s bloodiest state.
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Two cartels, Santa Rosa de Lima and Jalisco Nueva Generacion, are fighting deadly turf wars in the state, where they are known to conduct drug trafficking and fuel theft.