More than 11,000 forced to flee homes in Mexico due to gang violence

MEXICO CITY — A Mexican rights group says 11,232 people were forced to flee their homes due to drug gang violence in 2017. The Mexican Commission for the Defense and Promotion of Human Rights says residents in six states fled because of “organized armed groups,” including cartels, local gangs and vigilantes. The commission said Wednesday…

MEXICO CITY — A Mexican rights group says 11,232 people were forced to flee their homes due to drug gang violence in 2017. The Mexican Commission for the Defense and Promotion of Human Rights says residents in six states fled because of “organized armed groups,” including cartels, local gangs and vigilantes. The commission said Wednesday...

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