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2.3 tonnes of marijuana seized in Mexico


October 9th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 9 (IANS/EFE) Mexican soldiers confiscated 2.3 tonnes of marijuana and arrested nine people in separate drug busts in northwestern Mexico, authorities said Saturday.The first action led to ... Read more...

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15 cops suspended for making suspect perform striptease


May 25th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Tijuana (Mexico), May 25 (IANS/EFE) Fifteen police officers in Tijuana, a border city in northwestern Mexico, were suspended for making a suspect perform a striptease in exchange for her freedom, ... Read more...

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Man killed while stealing fuel from Mexico pipeline


April 18th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 18 (IANS/EFE) A man was burnt to death in northwestern Mexico when a tanker truck exploded while he was filling it with fuel siphoned from a pipeline, ... Read more...

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4.5 tonnes of marijuana seized in Mexico


March 11th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 11 (IANS/EFE) Nearly 4.5 tonnes of marijuana were seized from three speedboats in northwestern Mexico, officials said.The contraband was being transported in the three speedboats in Sonora ... Read more...

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4.5 tonnes marijuana seized in Mexico


March 11th, 2011 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 11 (IANS/EFE) Nearly 4.5 tonnes of marijuana have been seized in northwestern Mexico, the navy has said.However, no arrests were made during the operation in Sonora state. ... Read more...

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Four shot dead in Mexican bar’s parking lot


March 9th, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 9 (IANS/EFE) At least four people were killed and seven wounded when gunmen attacked them in the parking lot of a bar in northwestern Mexico, officials said.The ... Read more...

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11 members of drug gang killed in Mexico


August 13th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 13 (IANS/EFE) Eleven members of a drug gang were killed in fighting with soldiers in northwestern Mexico, an official said Friday. Three troops were wounded in the clash in Santiago ... Read more...

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Poweful quake rattles northwest Mexico (Lead)


August 4th, 2009 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 4 (EFE) A powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale rattled northwestern Mexico Monday, but there was no report of any casualty, officials said. The quake struck at 1:00 ... Read more...

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Mexico day care fire toll reaches 38 (Lead)


June 7th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 7 (DPA) The death toll in a fire that swept a public day care centre in northwestern Mexico has risen to 38, with fears that the number could rise ... Read more...

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Death toll in Mexico day care fire rises to 31


June 7th, 2009 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 7 (EFE) The death toll in the day care centre fire in northwestern Mexico has risen to 31, authorities said Saturday. The fire broke out Friday afternoon at a tire ... Read more...

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Nine killed in drug related violence in Mexico


November 17th, 2008 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
Tijuana (Mexico), Nov 17 (IANS) At least nine people have been killed in suspected drug related crimes over the past two days in northwestern Mexico, EFE news agency reported, citing officials.According to ... Read more...

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