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World Mexico makes arrests in massacre of American women, children: minister

01:55  12 november  2019
01:55  12 november  2019 Source:   reuters.com

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico has made an unspecified number of arrests over last week’s massacre of three women and six children of dual The women and children from families of U.S. Mormon origin who settled in Mexico decades ago were killed last Monday on a remote dirt road in

MEXICO CITY, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Mexico has made an unspecified number of arrests over last week's massacre of three women and six children of dual U.S- Mexican nationality in the north of the country, Security Minister Alfonso Durazo said on Monday. "There have been arrests

a man standing in a parking lot: A police officer cordons off a crime scene where a man was gunned down in Ciudad Juarez© Reuters/JOSE LUIS GONZALEZ A police officer cordons off a crime scene where a man was gunned down in Ciudad Juarez Mexico has made an unspecified number of arrests over last week's massacre of three women and six children of dual U.S-Mexican nationality in the north of the country, Security Minister Alfonso Durazo said on Monday.

"There have been arrests, but it's not up to us to give information," Durazo told reporters in Mexico City.

The women and children from families of U.S. Mormon origin who settled in Mexico decades ago were killed last Monday on a remote dirt road in the state of Sonora by suspected drug cartel gunmen, sparking outrage and condemnation in the United States.

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Security Minister Alfonso Durazo revealed the arrest of several suspects connected to the massacre of three women and six children Monday. Three Mormon mothers were driving in separate cars with their children November 4 when they shot by suspected cartel gunmen in Sonora, Mexico .

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a person riding on the back of a truck: A forensic technician is pictured at the crime scene where a man was gunned down in Ciudad Juarez© Reuters/JOSE LUIS GONZALEZ A forensic technician is pictured at the crime scene where a man was gunned down in Ciudad Juarez

Durazo said that prosecutors in Sonora, as well as at the federal level, were in charge of the investigation.

However, a spokeswoman for the state government of Sonora said: "We don't have that information."

Mexico's government has said it believes the victims were caught in the midst of a territorial dispute between an arm of the powerful Sinaloa Cartel and the rival Juarez Cartel.

a hand holding a yellow bat: A police officer cordons off a crime scene where a man was gunned down in Ciudad Juarez© Reuters/JOSE LUIS GONZALEZ A police officer cordons off a crime scene where a man was gunned down in Ciudad Juarez

On Sunday, Mexico's government said it had asked the FBI to participate in the investigation into the killings.

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