Mexico: Seven farmers killed outside avocado plantation

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Mexico: According to the information given by the state government, in an incident that took place yesterday in the town of Salvador Escalante in the western state of Michoacan where the police found the dead bodies of seven men who were murdered outside an avocado plantation.




As per the reports given by the news reports, the bodies were found next to a path connecting Salvador Escalante with the neighboring town of Ario de Rosales.

Photos published by local media show the seven bodies face down on the side of the road. The victims have not been identified by the police at this time but investigators believe they were local farmers.




Michoacan has long been known as one of Mexico’s more violent states with a number of violent criminal gangs fighting for control of local drug trade.

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