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Local candidate killed before Mexican elections

Local candidate killed before Mexican elections

Local candidate assassinated before Mexican elections

Mexico City: A local election candidate in Mexico was assassinated hours before voting began, said the Attorney General's office of the western Mexican state of Michoacan. Israel Delgado Vega, 35, a member of the coalition Sigamos Haciendo Historia (Let's Keep Making History), a candidate for a government position in the municipality of Cuitzeo, was shot by unidentified individuals from a motorcycle in the town of San Benito Juarez.

"The perpetrators fled and Israel Delgado died on the spot after the attack," it added as quoted by Xinhua news agency report. The incident took place on Sunday just hours before the beginning of the largest electoral process in the country's history, in which Mexicans will elect a new President.

Source: IANS

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