Mexico faces narco violence

English 21/07/2017 20:51 Newsroom Actualizada 20:51
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Mexico City has largely avoided the violence that has plagued much of the country

On Thursday, the area burnt because of a gun battle between the Navy and cartel members. Photo: XINHUA

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Three buses and a tipper truck were set on fire. Photo: XINHUA

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That was a message due to the direct attack on the Tláhuac Cartel leader. Photo: Juan Carlos Reyes/EL UNIVERSAL

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The leader, known as Los Ojos, was killed along with other 7 gang members. Photo: Juan Carlos Reyes/EL UNIVERSAL

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The scene is reminiscent to those that occur in other states of the country. Photo: Juan Carlos Reyes/EL UNIVERSAL

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Criminal tend to burn vehicles so that police forces and the military cannot access certain points. Photo: Juan Carlos Reyes/EL UNIVERSAL

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At least eight suspected gang members from the Tláhuac Cartel died on Thursday in a gun battle with Mexican marines in Mexico City

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