“It may seem contradictory, but the unfortunate level of violence is a sign of success in the fight against drugs”
In Mexico’s brutal drug war, children are increasingly victims, innocents caught in the crossfire, shot dead alongside their parents — and intentionally targeted.
According to U.S. and Mexican experts, competing criminal groups appear to be killing children to terrorize the population or prove to rivals that their savagery is boundless, as they fight over local drug markets and billion-dollar trafficking routes to voracious consumers in the United States.
See the full article from The Washington Post here.
(with thanks to Befuzzled for the heads-up)