2,963 murders were committed in Mexico last month

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In May, 2,963 murders were reported in Mexico, with the number of murders increasing by 3.57 percent compared to the previous month.

The report prepared by the Ministry of Security and Citizen Protection stated that 2,963 murders occurred in the country in May, and the number of murders increased by 3.57 percent compared to the previous month.

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It was also confirmed that May was one of the bloodiest months of the past six years.

The report stated that 2,861 murders occurred in April and 2,444 murders in March.

Guanajuato, Michoacan, Baja Colivernia, Chihuahua and Veracruz were also the places with the highest number of homicides.

A total of 34,554 people were killed in the country in 2020, and 34,682 people were killed in 2019.