Government statistics: 25 thousand murders occurred in Mexico in 2017
09:33 - 22/01/2018
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More than 25,000 murders took place in drug-ridden Mexico in 2017, the highest annual rate of murder since data began more than 20 years ago, Mexican government data showed on Monday.
"Investigators opened 25,399 investigations into last year's murders, about 25 percent higher than the 2016 rate, the highest annual rate since the government began to count homicides in the country," Sky News quoted Mexican Interior Ministry data as saying. In 1997.
Mexico has suffered many years of violence as the government fights drug gangs that split into smaller, bloodthirsty gangs. Ending / 25 z