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Homicides in El Salvador rise 72 percent as gang violence increases| Reuters

Oct 07, 2015    

SAN SALVADOR The number of homicides in El Salvador soared 72 percent in the first nine months of 2015, the country's forensic institute (IML) said on Tuesday, as gang-related violence increased.There were 4,942 homicides in El Salvador from January to September this year, compared with 2,870 a year earlier, IML's director Miguel Fortin said.So far this year, 523 children have been killed, Fortin said, and many others have been forced to flee the country. "It is a terrible tragedy," Fortin told reporters. "It is a whole generation that is dying." The nine-m...

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