Gunmen kill 8 at bar in northern Mexico

Gunmen kill 8 at bar in northern Mexico
# 16 May 2010 02:17 (UTC +04:00)
Baku-APA. Authorities in northern Mexico say gunmen opened fire on a bar in the city of Torreon. Eight people are dead and 20 wounded, APA reports quoting news.yahoo.com website.
Coahuila state prosecutors say at least six gunmen arrived before dawn Saturday at a bar that was being inaugurated in the city of Torreon and started shooting.
Prosecutors say no arrests have been made and that a motive for the attack has not been determined.
Coahuila state in northeast Mexico has seen a spike in drug-related violence that authorities attribute to a fight between the Gulf cartel and former enforcers known as the Zetas.
Drug-related violence in Mexico has claimed more than 22,700 lives President Felipe Calderon launched a crackdown against drug traffickers in December 2006.
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