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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.

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