|Policia Federal agents in Gomez Palacio, Durango|
Near the intersection of the main north south road and Calzada Jose Ramon Valdez in Santiago Papasquiaro city seven victims were found dead inside an abandoned van. All seven had been shot once the head and then lined up in the vehicle.
Additionally, near the village of Nuevo Ideal, two more unidentified men were found along the side of the highway north of Santiago Papasquiaro. Those victims were also shot in the head.
An eleventh victim was found in Gomez Palacio in far eastern Durango near a shopping center near Prolongacion Primo de Verdad. He had been shot in the torso.
Chris Covert writes Mexican Drug War and national political news for Rantburg.com