Toluca (Mexico): Masked gunmen opened fire on Monday after opening fire at a market in the central Mexican city of Toluca, killing nine people. The officers provided this information. Prosecutors said the assailants arrived at the market, opened fire, and then sprayed a section of the market with inflammable material and set it on fire before fleeing.
He said that three of those who lost their lives appeared to be below 18 years of age. His identity has not been established yet. Prosecutors said in a statement that the security personnel were not on duty at the time of the attack and that this aspect is also being investigated. No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.
Public markets in Mexico are often set on fire by gangs extorting vendors, but disputes between some vendors over the possession of spaces within the markets also continue.