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Mexican group among the victims of the massacre in Guanajuato

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  • Massacre at Mexican community party
  • 12 people killed in attack
  • Injured people taken to local hospitals

Early on Sunday, December 17, officials from Salvatierra, Guanajuato, along with the State Prosecutor’s Office, reported a devastating incident in their community.

The death of 12 individuals, who were attending a party in the San José del Carmen area, has been confirmed.

According to initial reports, a group of gunmen stormed into a party being held at an inn located in a converted hacienda, indiscriminately firing upon the partygoers.

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In a recent update, the Infobae news portal announced that the tragic incident in the Mexican community resulted in not only fatalities but also at least a dozen injuries.

The Municipal Government reported that the injured were transported to various local hospitals. However, no further details about their current health status have been provided.

The Public Security Directorate revealed that the chaos at the scene extended beyond human casualties. Two vehicles and two motorcycles were also set ablaze.

In a heartbreaking development, it was later confirmed that among the victims of this deadly massacre were members of the music group Dinastía Cornejo.

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One of the members of Dinastía Cornejo, part of the staff, was one of the men who were murdered, according to testimonies recovered by local media.

The band announced through their social media account that they would be «out of service due to force majeure.»

Referring to the violent attack that interrupted the celebration in the Salvatierra community, in which young people between 20 and 30 years old participated.

In addition, information was disseminated from the official website of the musical group, indicating that other members of the team were hospitalized at the Salvatierra General Hospital.

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Through their social meida they addressed the group’s followers to indicate that they were looking for support for their colleagues.

«Friends of Dinastía Cornejo. On this occasion we are writing to you to ask for your support, blood donors of any type are needed,» the publication wrote.

In the same post they explained that support was needed at the Salvatierra General Hospital, located a short distance from the scene of the attack.

Preliminary reports suggested that at least two musicians were seriously injured by the gunshots of the armed commando, according to the infobae portal.

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As of midday on Sunday, December 17, authorities had not revealed the identities of the fatalities or the injured.

Likewise, no arrests had been reported related to the attack that claimed the lives of more than a dozen people.

Carlos Silva, president of the Fundación Tierra Negra de Salvatierra, shared on his social media what was possibly the last photo taken during the meeting.

In his Facebook post, he lamented the tragedy and expressed his pain for the impact of this event on the community.

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«This is the last photo of our young people having a pleasant meeting with friends and family, before the horror and massacre they experienced,» wrote Carlos Silva.

«Joyful, happy, calm, good young people, with their entire future ahead of them. You hurt us all Salvatierra, they have hit us in the heart again,» he said in the publication.

At this time, the situation remains under investigation and it is expected that the authorities provide more details about this unfortunate event.

Which has dismayed the entire community of Salvatierra, Guanajuato. To see the photo click HERE.

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