Friday, February 18, 2011

Killed and burned at a man and his eight years in Ciudad Juárez

A man and his eight year old son were shot dead by several gunmen who also torched his car to burn their bodies in Ciudad Juarez in northern Mexico, said Thursday the Attorney General. The crime happened late on Wednesday afternoon in a neighborhood of the city, which borders El Paso (USA), when several people were in a van fired on the victims and then sprayed the vehicle with gasoline and set on fire, he added the source.

The boy's body was completely burned and his father, 60 percent, according to the Municipal Police. A man who accompanied the victim, whose identity was not given the time, was spared because he ran the place and get medical attention to have suffered burns, said that security. Ciudad Juarez is Mexico's city hardest hit by violence, especially organized crime.

In 2010 there were in this city, capital of Chihuahua state, killing more than 3,100 with an average of nearly nine per day. Only in so far this year there were nearly 300 homicides in this city in northern Mexico.

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