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Seven killed in armed attack on hospital in Guatemala

Seven killed in armed attack on hospital in Guatemala

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Seven people Wednesday to life after armed gang members in a hospital in Guatemala City rushed in. Eleven others are injured.

The men who are supposedly part of the infamous gang Mara Salvatrucha (MS) tried a jailed gang member to deliver, according to police and the hospital. That is accused of twenty murders, and was in the hospital for a check.

In the search for the assailants were patients of the hospital evacuated. Eventually managed agents, five of the seven men to arrest. Before that shot the group, including three security personnel and a caretaker to death. Of the gang member in the hospital was missing each trace.

President Jimmy Morales announced Wednesday that a dangerous prisoner will no longer go to a clinic to be brought, but only in their cell a medical treatment can get.

MS is one of the most violent gangs in Central America whole districts under their control. They are engaged in drug trafficking and extortion. According to official statistics, MS in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras honderduizend members. Branches also form in the united states is a big problem.

Dead in raid on hospital in Guatemala

Armed gang members invaded a hospital in Guatemala City for a gang member to free.
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In the search for the assailants were patients of the hospital evacuated.
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Eventually managed agents, five of the seven men to arrest.
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The gang knew a number of people to shoot.
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