as a minimum 14 dead in armed assault on prison in Mexican border metropolis Juarez - Reuters Canada

MEXICO city, Jan 1 (Reuters) - Mexican authorities stated on Sunday as a minimum 14 people died in an armed assault at a prison within the northern border metropolis Juarez and two more died all through a later armed aggression elsewhere in the city.

The Chihuahua state prosecutor noted in a statement that amongst those that died in the detention center attack have been 10 security personnel and four inmates, whereas a different 13 were damage and at the least 24 escaped.

It was not instantly clear who conducted the attack.

The prosecutor mentioned initial investigations discovered the attackers arrived at round 7 a.m. native time at the reformatory in armored motors and opened fireplace.

Minutes previous, authorities had reported a close-by attack towards municipal police. After a chase, 4 guys had been captured and a truck seized.

In a distinct a part of the metropolis, two greater drivers died later within the day following what authorities known as an armed aggression.

The state prosecutor did not specify whether the three incidents were related.

In August, a whole bunch of Mexican troopers were sent to Juarez after a jail face-off between individuals of two rival cartels caused a rebellion and shootouts that killed eleven individuals, most of them civilians.

Reporting by Tomas Bravo and Adriana Barrera; enhancing with the aid of Richard Chang

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