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Mayor among 18 dead, several injured in southwest Mexico shooting

A large number of people were present at the City Hall at the time of the shooting incident. In this firing incident on Wednesday evening, miscreants have used dangerous weapons. The video of this incident has also surfaced.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Mexico: Incidents of firing in America are not taking the name of stopping. Now big news is coming out of the Mexican City Hall of Mexico, America. There has been a mass shooting at the City Hall here in which at least 18 people have died. According to preliminary information, the mayor is also among the dead.

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According to reports, an event was going on at the Mexican City Hall during which an unidentified man enters the hall and waits for a few seconds and opens fire indiscriminately. 18 people died in this firing incident. It is being told that apart from the mayor, his father, former mayor and officers of the municipal police were also killed. At the same time, after the incident, an atmosphere of tension has arisen in the entire area.

According to local media, it is being said that the death toll in the incident may increase further. But in the videos and pictures on social media, only 18 bodies have been seen lying outside the hall.

Based on this, 18 deaths have been confirmed so far. The dead included the city’s mayor, Conrado Mendoza, his father, former mayor Juan Mendoza and seven municipal police officers. Along with firing at City Hall, buses and other vehicles were torched in the surrounding areas. This is often seen during attacks on behalf of criminals in Mexico.

The criminal organization Los Tequeleros has claimed responsibility for this attack. He has shared a video for this on social media. Mayor Conrado Mendoza was associated with Mexico’s PRD party. This party has also confirmed the death of the mayor. The party has condemned his death and appealed to all to maintain peace. Along with this, justice has been demanded for those who died in this incident. This incident in Mexico is the third such incident in the last few weeks.

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