Coatzacoalcos


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Coatzacoalcos

(kwätsäkwäl`kōs), city (1990 pop. 198,817), Veracruz state, E central Mexico, at the mouth of the Coatzacoalcos River. It is a port on the Gulf of Campeche, as well as the northern terminus of rail traffic across the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. Highway communications are also good. The city is an important commercial center; oil, sulfur, and timber are exported.
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A 19-year-old male victim died in a hospital in Coatzacoalcos, the coastal state of Veracruz, increasing the death toll, Veracruz Health Ministry told Xinhua, adding that three other victims are still hospitalized.
2 Filipinos killed in Mexico bar arson !-- -- (Philstar.com) - August 30, 2019 - 11:59am MANILA, Philippines Two Filipino seafarers are among those killed after an attack at a bar in Mexico's southern port city of Coatzacoalcos earlier this week.
Philippine Ambassador to Mexico Demetrio Tuazon reported that 26 others were killed during the incident in the Port of Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico.
COATZACOALCOS, Mexico Gang members burst into a bar, blocked all the exits and then started a fire that killed 26 people and injured about a dozen others, Mexican officials said Wednesday.
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador condemned the "shameful" attack in the city of Coatzacoalcos, and said federal authorities would investigate evidence it may have stemmed from collusion between local authorities and organized crime.
An attack on a bar in Mexico's Gulf Coast city of Coatzacoalcos has left 25 people dead and 13 others injured.
"Just like in Minatitlan where we found those responsible, the crime that happened a few moments ago in Coatzacoalcos will not go unpunished.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- An attack on a bar in Mexico's Gulf coast city of Coatzacoalcos killed 23 people and injured 13 late Tuesday.
At least 23 people have been killed and 13 others injured after a blaze broke out in a bar in Mexico's southern port city of Coatzacoalcos with authorities investigating a possible arson attack.