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Gunmen Kill 11 in North Mexico Rehab Center

InSight Crime (Bogota)

4 June 2012

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Gunmen killed 11 people, wounding at least nine others, at a church-run drug rehab facility in Torreon, north Mexico, a year after 13 died in a massacre at another center in the city.

Police said gunmen with AR-15 assault rifles and nine millimeter handguns burst into the "Your Life on the Rock" drug rehabilitation center in Torreon on Sunday night, killing 11 and wounding at least nine, AFP reported…

Attacks on rehab centers are a common occurence in Mexico. In June 2011 gunmen shot dead 13 patients and workers at another center in Torreon. The worst to date was a June 2010 attack on a facility in Chihuahua city, in Chihuahua state which borders on Coahuila, leaving 19 dead…

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