Gang-related killings soar 87% in first half of year

According to Reforma’s tally, gang-related killings through June 25 soared 87% to 5,478 as compared to the same period of 2009 (2,930).  For the full year 2009, deaths were 6,587 and the rate in 2010 seems sure to overtake that in the near future.  (Reforma 7/1)

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