Aug 27, 2011

Drug War Bloodshed: Deadly arson attack at Mexico casino sets new low in drug violence

Detroit Free "In the streets around the casino, people said the latest violence deepened the sense of vulnerability many feel in this northern Mexican city, which had once been known as one of Mexico's safest. In recent years, however, Monterrey has been ensnared in a turf battle between the Gulf cartel and its offshoot, the Zetas.

... "What happened last night was the limit," said a man at a hamburger stand across from the city morgue, where families streamed in all night to identify bodies. Like many people, he refused to give his name out of fear. "We don't know how to protect ourselves.""

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