Tourist Warning, Veracruz, Mexico

Posted on August 24, 2011 • Filed under: Latin America, Mexico, Tourist Warning

Three men were killed and three others wounded when gunmen opened fire on them in a street in Veracruz, a city on Mexico’s Gulf coast, city officials said. The shooting occurred on Monday in the Hidalgo section of Veracruz, located 300 kilometers (186 miles) east of Mexico City, a Veracruz city spokesman said. Several men were talking on the sidewalk when gunmen armed with AK-47 and AR-15 assault rifles opened fire on them, eyewitnesses said. Read Article

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