MEXICO CITY, So far this weekend, more than 40 people died in the country victims of various acts of violence in several states of the Republic.
One of the towns hardest hit was the resort city of Acapulco, Guerrero, where at least 12 people have died in the last hours in different parts of the coast.
Local authorities reported that last night 10 men and two women were killed in several colonies on the periphery of the port.
A couple was killed but so far the reasons are unknown and four men died in two other events also unclear.
Three other bodies that have not been identified, were found last night in a taxi, while this morning there was a shooting at a taco stand where two men and one woman died.
The local and federal authorities conducted a joint operation of security in tourist areas of Acapulco, while the municipal charge of the periphery that is where bands occasionally face of organized crime.
Four individuals died from wounds caused by firearms: one inside a home, two on the outside and another appeared lying on a nearby street.
In another development, the body of a woman appeared with a gunshot wound in the neck inside a home while in the third event in a cemetery was found beaten body of another man.
Furthermore, the capital of the northern state of Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, yesterday afternoon a man and a woman died when they were shot after a chase, according to the State Investigation Agency (IEA).
These 22 people are added to the other 22 reported yesterday so this weekend now total at least 44 patients died from the violence being experienced by the country, which has already caused more than 50 000 deaths in the last six years.