Nine people are murdered in the Mexican state of Guanajuato | News

A new massacre perpetrated on Wednesday in the Mexican state of Guanajuato left at least nine dead and several injured, local authorities reported.

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The violent act took place when a group of armed men entered a nightclub shooting at people who were inside the place, located on the highway that connects the municipality of Apaseo El Alto with the state of Querétaro.

According to witnesses to the massacre, the assailants fled before the arrival of the security forces, who could only verify the death of six people and transfer two survivors to a hospital.



After the shooting, the police forces implemented an operation to find the aggressors, which was mocked by the criminals.

The new massacre occurred just hours after the state of Guanajuato experienced a chaotic and violent day, with the burning of more than a dozen vehicles in five municipalities and a shootout outside the Empalme Escobedo Municipal Police headquarters.

In the current year, the state of Guanajuato registers 2,424 murders, a figure that represents ten percent of those that occurred in the entire Mexican territory.