Latest update: 08/06/2011
Drug cartel infighting forces Mexicans to flee from their homes
West of Mexico City, a violent clash erupted between two rival gangs of drug traffickers. According to preliminary information, the confrontation took place between two factions of the same cartel, La Familia. Shootings took place in several villages, forcing between 800 and 1300 people to take refuge in the nearby town of Apatzingan.