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Attack at law office in western Mexico kills 6

world Updated: Mar 14, 2008 09:41 IST

Six people were shot and killed inside a private law office in central Mexico, state prosecutors said. Five men and a women died in Thursday's attack in the western city of Guadalajara, the Jalisco state Attorney General's office said in a statement.

Two women survived the shooting, the statement said. Mexico City newspaper El Universal reported they were seriously wounded. The bodies were found in different parts of the office, and some of the victims' hands were tied, the statement said. The gunshot wounds appeared to come from a 9 mm weapon.

No arrests had been made.

In recent years, Mexico has suffered a wave of organized crime and drug-related violence that killed more than 2,500 people last year alone. It was not immediately clear if any of the lawyers at the office had clients with links to organized crime.