Mexico casino arson attack kills more than 50 people in Monterrey, Video

Posted on August 26, 2011 • Filed under: Crime, Mexico, Organized Crime, Terrorism

An arson attack on a casino in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey has killed more than 50 people. Several gunmen burst into the building in broad daylight, dousing it with fuel and setting it alight. Amid the panic, many people were trapped and overcome by smoke. Officials suspect organised crime was behind the attack, one of the deadliest since President Felipe Calderon launched his crackdown on the cartels in December 2006. Read Article

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