12 dead in Mexico bar shootout
Security officials are working to track down and identify the gunmen.
Gunmen who have not been identified yet opened fire at a bar in Mexico on Saturday evening.
12 were killed in the violence in Irapuato, Mexico, according to Reuters, including six women and six men. In addition, three people were also injured.
The authorities, in a statement, said that security officials were working to track down and identify the gunmen. Given that the victims were customers, the motive behind the shooting is still unknown.
This would mark the second mass shooting in Guanajuato state in less than a month.
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On September 21, 10 people were fatally killed in an attack on a bar in Tarimoro, Guanajuato, about 97 kilometers from Irapuato.
Earlier this month, gunmen in southern Mexico killed at least 18 people in an attack at a town hall.
Press reports said that the broad daylight attack was staged by the Los Tequileros gang, which is affiliated with a powerful drug cartel called Jalisco Nueva Generacion.
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