August 4, 2019 / 8:01 PM / 4 months ago

Six Mexicans killed in El Paso shooting, Mexican president says

FILE PHOTO: Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador attends a news conference at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido/File Photo

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The number of Mexicans killed in a shooting in El Paso, Texas has risen to six, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday, adding that seven other Mexican citizens were injured in the attack that killed a total of 20 people.

“We lament these acts and we affirm our conviction that social problems should not be resolved with use of force and incitement of hatred,” he said at a public event.

Reporting by Daina Beth Solomon; Editing by Daniel Wallis

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