KIEV. 4 Aug. UNN. Eight men and three women found dead in a house in Ciudad Juarez in the state of Chihuahua in Northern Mexico. This writes the newspaper Milenio, citing the regional Prosecutor’s office, reports UNN.

The bodies showed signs of torture. Some of them were related.

Authorities say that the incident may be related to a conflict between two local gangs. The publication notes that the bodies were found the next day after the death of one of the leaders of the criminal gang Los Aztecas in fighting with alleged members of another group — La Linea.

According to Reuters, Ciudad Juarez is considered one of the most violent cities in Mexico that compare to a war zone. In recent years, the crime rate in the city decreased, but he is considered dangerous because of drug trafficking and organized crime.

Since 2007, in Mexico criminal gangs fighting for drug trafficking. From 2007 to 2018 were killed 200 thousand people. The Guerrero state leads in the number of murders.

Mexican organized crime groups and communities killed from January through June 2018 11,2 thousand people in the country.