Firing at water park in Central Mexico, 7 dead

Firing at a water park in Central Mexico, 7 dead: the 7-year-old child was also shot, assailants broke CCTV cameras before fleeing

Apr 17, 2023 - 11:06
Firing at water park in Central Mexico, 7 dead

There was a shooting at a water park in central Mexico. 7 people including a 7-year-old child died. According to the news agency AP, the attack took place at a resort in the city of Cortazar in the state of Guanajuato. Many people came here to celebrate the vacation. Suddenly the attackers entered the resort's water park and started firing.
Police said they found the bodies of 3 women, 3 men and a child at the scene. One person was injured in the attack, he has been taken to the hospital. At present, the attackers have not been caught. The reason for the attack has also not been revealed. The police are probing the entire matter.
A police officer said – The attack took place on Saturday evening according to Mexico Time. There was more than one shooter. At present, we do not know the total number of attackers who opened fire. After firing, they also caused a lot of damage to the resort. The attackers ransacked a spa. They ran away breaking the CCTV cameras too so that they could not be identified. We are looking for them.
A video made inside the resort is going viral on social media. It can be seen that people wearing swimsuits are having fun. Then there is the sound of firing. People start running here and there to save their lives. Some people can also be heard crying and shouting. At the same time, parents are seen hugging their children and running away with them in their arms. Some people lying on the ground can also be seen.
Michoacan and Guanajuato are the 2 most violent states in Mexico. Things like drug smuggling and the illegal sale of fuel take place in these states. Incidents of such gang wars keep coming to the fore between the gangs involved in these incidents.
Since 2007, Mexico has seen an increase in crimes such as violence and gang warfare. In 2007, former President Felipe Calderon sent in the military to fight drug cartels. Since then, violence had intensified in Mexico, which is not taking the name of stopping even today.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer