Three killed at Mexico football match: police

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Three killed at Mexico football match: police

Acapulco (Mexico), Apr 28 (AFP) Three people were shot dead at a football match in a crime-plagued area of southwestern Mexico, police said today.

Spectators and players fled as shooting broke out at the game last night in the coastal city of Acapulco, a source in the Guerrero state police said.

Gunmen ran around the pitch and chased three young men into a nearby alley where they shot them dead, he said. He gave no indication of the motive for the killings.

Guerrero is one of the poorest states in Mexico, a country stricken by violence related to drug gangs. (AFP) CPS

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