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mexico city Themayor of a city south ofMexico’s capital has been shot to death less than a day after taking office.
TheMorelos state Public Security Commission says attackers invaded the house of GiselaMota on Saturday morning in the city of Temixco and killed her.
Gov. Graco Ramirez says on his Twitter account that two other people died and two others have been detained. Details of the incident and the motive remain unclear.
Temixco is a city of about 100,000 people neighboring Cuernavaca, a resort and industrial city which has been suffering kidnappings and extortion linked to organized crime groups.
Mota was sworn into office on New Year’s Day.