Unidentified gunmen opened fire in a bar in central Mexico, killing 10 people, officials said.
“It appears it was a direct attack,” said a police official from the town of Tarimoro in the state of Guanajuato, which has been convulsed in recent years by vicious turf wars between rival drug gangs.
Reuters said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said all ten victims in Wednesday’s attack were male, and that no arrests had been made yet.
A state government official said nine of the men were killed at the scene, while another died of his wounds after being taken to hospital.
Calling the shooting a “cowardly attack”, Guanajuato’s governor Diego Sinhue Rodriguez on Twitter expressed his condolences to the families of the victims.