Drug War Deaths Mount in Mexico

October 17, 2010

Monterrey and the state it is situated in - Nuevo Leon - has become one of Mexico's most violent places after a turf war broke out between two major drug cartels. More than 600 people have been killed in the last year; as a result the state and authorities have launched an unprecedented war against drug gangs. And as Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Monterrey, fear and frustration have gripped the city.

Monterrey and the state it is situated in - Nuevo Leon - has become one of Mexico's most violent places after a turf war broke out between two major drug cartels. More than 600 people have been killed in the last year; as a result the state and authorities have launched an unprecedented war against drug gangs. And as Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Monterrey, fear and frustration have gripped the city.



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