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Four Men Executed in Public by Gunmen in Latest Savagery of Mexican Drug War

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 Mexico's savage drug war claimed more victims yesterday - when four men were publicly executed.

The group were relaxing in a pool hall in Temixco, southern Mexico, when 20 armed men stormed the building.

They led the four men out into the street and shot them dead at about 1.30pm.

Temixco, southern Mexico

The body of one of the men gunned down in Temixco, southern Mexico, lies under a sheet as two policemen stand guard

Enlarge    Temixco, southern Mexico

Grief: A woman tries to get past police at the scene of the killings

A police officer passing the scene was shot at when he challenged the gang, and was reportedly wounded in the leg.

State police, soldiers and federal agents were sent to the scene which they cordoned off for investigations to begin.

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Comment by Christopher Broughton
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I wonder what would happen if drug prohibition was abolished and drugs were in near super abundance? You think that would affect all this violence? Hmmmm I wonder...

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