Last weekend was the most violent so far this year in Mexico

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The weekend from October 14 to 16 was the most violent so far this year in Mexico with 283 murders.

The Federal Government Security Report reported 93 intentional homicides on Friday, October 14; 107 on the 15th, and 83 on Sunday the 16th of October.

The total is higher than the weekend of May 20-22 when 266 murders were reported, a figure that was considered the highest.

Among the 107 victims registered on Saturday, October 15, are the six men and six women murdered inside a bar in Irapuato, Guanajuato.

Guanajuato was precisely the state with the highest number of victims 32; followed by Jalisco with 31, Michoacán with 30, and the State of Mexico with 26.

So far in October, there have been 1,255 intentional homicides, with a daily average of 78.4 victims.

Source: Lopez Doriga

Mexico Daily Post