Mexico Drug-Related Deaths Fell 6% to 856 in June, Milenio Says

Killings related to drug violence declined in June from May, Mexico City newspaper Milenio reported today. * June’s casualties fell to lowest level since Nov. 2011, when 756 people were reported killed in organized crime-related events, according to data compiled by the daily * With 345 deaths, states of Chihuahua, Sinaloa and Guerrero remained Mexico’s most violent last month: Milenio * # of killings in May was revised to 890 from 902 originally reported * Total drug-related deaths since President Enrique Pena Nieto took office Dec. 1 rose to 6,607, the newspaper said

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