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MEXICO: Mayor among dead after gunmen attack San Miguel 

GUNMEN have killed the mayor of San Miguel Totolapan in southwestern Mexico, and at least 18 others, officials have confirmed, according to the BBC.

Police say members of the Los Tequileros criminal gang attacked city hall at 2:00 p.m. (1900 GMT) on Wednesday, with photos posted online showing the building riddled with bullet holes.

Mayor Conrado Mendoza Almeda’s party, the PRD, has condemned his “cowardly” assassination and demanded justice.

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