Tuesday 24 May 2022 05:31 PM Gunmen targeting powerful cartel in Mexico kill 11 people in hotel and bar ... trends now
Eleven people were killed and five others were wounded after gang members launched simultaneous attacks at a hotel and two bars in search of members of a rival cartel in Mexico.
Witnesses told authorities that about 15 armed men stepped out of several vehicles and started shooting at the three businesses around 10pm Monday in the city of Celaya, in the central Mexico state of Guanajuato.
The gang members, who reportedly belong to Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel, entered the Gala Hotel, which has a bar at the street level, and shot at the customers and employees inside, police said.
The attackers also tossed Molotov cocktail bombs inside the two bars before they escaped.
At least 15 gunmen were reportedly sent by the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel to the Hotel Gala in Celaya, Mexico, where they killed four people at the hotel and seven others at a bar next door on Monday night
Eleven people, including eight women, were killed and five others were wounded by cartel gunmen who unleashed