MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Gunmen burst into a bar in the Mexican city of Monterrey and shot dead at least 20 people Friday, the latest massacre in the city battered by drug-gang violence, El Universal newspaper reported.
At least five people were injured, the paper reported, citing local police.
The gunmen fired AK-47 assault rifles throughout the bar in downtown Monterrey, Milenio newspaper reported.
Several other Mexican media outlets, including Reforma newspaper, reported the same tally of dead and injured.
Over the last four years, industrial and relatively prosperous Monterrey has gone from being a model for developing economies to a symbol of Mexico's drug war chaos as rival gangs fight one another in the city's streets.
(Reporting by Jason Lange; Editing by Eric Beech)
Everytown Once Again Proves That The Best Domestic Violence Prevention Is An Armed Victim - Bearing Arms - Domestic Violence, Everytown, Mass shootings
Small But Honest Columnist Again Forced to Correct Highest-Rated Show on Cable TV | Human Events
Obama’s NLRB just redefined the word “employer” and it’s going to be bad - Hot Air
'Great headline, slimeballs': Would the NYT have run this hit piece if Clarence Thomas leaned Left?
Tara Helfman - Property Rights Under Fire: Why the Government Must Compensate Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s Shareholders
Mike Adams - Get Out of My Class and Leave America
Republican Party, R.I.P. (1854 - 2016) | RedState