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Latino Daily News

Friday February 25, 2011

Gunmen in Mexico Open Fire in Back Yard Killing 3 Young Girls

It was another bloody day in the Mexico border city of Ciudad Juarez that left three young girls killed by gunfire.

Unidentified gunmen indiscriminately opened fire on six children that were playing in a backyard of a residence located in Ciudad Juarez. 

The shooting left three girls aged 12, 14 and 15 dead, two of the deceased were sisters.  The other three children were unharmed.  It is believed that the shooting was meant to send a message to the dead girls father who was involved in local drug dealing.

Mexico’s human rights commission has launched an inquiry into the shootings.