News

State tourism minister murdered in northern Mexico

000ggg_100
000ggg_100
Written by editor

Mexico City – The tourism minister of the state of Culiacan, Antonio Ibarra Salgado, was murdered Tuesday in the northern Mexico city.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Mexico City – The tourism minister of the state of Culiacan, Antonio Ibarra Salgado, was murdered Tuesday in the northern Mexico city.

Officials said unidentified persons attacked the minister’s car and shot him and the driver.

Salgado’s house was searched over the last week by security forces following a tip that the minister had ties to drug gangs.

Culiacan is one of the hotspots for the drug trade in Mexico, where politicians and high state officials are entwined in the illegal drug industry.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

About the author

editor

Editor in chief is Linda Hohnholz.