Gunmen kill 6, wound 14 at cockfight club in northern Mexico

Updated: Feb 05, 2018, 09:36 IST | PTI | Mexico City

Authorities in northern Mexico say gunmen shot up a clandestine cockfight arena in the Chihuahua state capital, killing six people and wounding 14

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Authorities in northern Mexico say gunmen shot up a clandestine cockfight arena in the Chihuahua state capital, killing six people and wounding 14.

The state prosecutor's office says in a statement that several masked attackers fired at people gathered at the "Santa Maria" cockfight club late yesterday off a highway on the southern edge of Chihuahua city.

Prosecutors said today that four victims were killed at the scene and two more died while receiving medical treatment. Two children ages 7 and 10 were among the wounded. There were no immediate arrests.

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