Police and soldiers, bottom, and journalists, top, took cover during clashes at a prison Wednesday in Comayagua, Honduras, as inmates’ relatives gathered at the gates. A fire ripped through the prison Tuesday, killing at least 357 people, nearly all inmates.
An investigator gathered evidence at a NatWest Bank in Bingham, England, Monday. Police said thieves used a tractor to pull an ATM from the wall.
Thousands of Chinese immigrants protested Tuesday in Rome over the deaths of Zeng Zhou and his young daughter, shot by robbers last week. Police are looking for the suspects.
he Dosso family in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, watched a broadcast of former President Laurent Gbagbo’s appearance before the International Criminal Court in the Hague, Netherlands, Monday. Six members of the family were killed by pro-Gbagbo militiamen.
People cried inside a police van as they were taken to prison outside a courthouse in Mehsana, India, Wednesday. The court sentenced 31 Hindus to life imprisonment for killing dozens of Muslims by setting a building on fire nine years ago.
Children dressed in Halloween costumes looked at a crime scene in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Monday. A municipal police officer and his mother were shot dead at her house by hit men, according to local media.
The bodies of 23 male and 12 female murder victims were abandoned in front of the Plaza Americas commercial area this afternoon in Boca del Rio, a suburb of Veracruz.
The bodies were on board and scattered behind 2 flatbed pickups on Manuel Avila Camacho boulevard that were left at the scene during rush hour traffic at approximately 5:00pm.
Hundreds of horrified motorists and onlookers witnessed as gunmen on board several pickups escorted the vehicles to the site where they hung a banner, threw some of the bodies to the roadway then left.
Army units and state police arrived later to secure the scene.
A source within the Veracruz Attorney General’s office confirmed with El Universal news group that the the victims were Zetas and the executioners belonged to the Gulf Cartel.
The Veracruz Attorney General, Reynaldo Escobar Perez, announced this evening that most of the bodies had been identified and all had prior criminal records that included kidnapping, murder, drug trafficking and organized crime.
The bodies were bound and gagged and had been tortured. Some had bullet wounds to the head.
Initially, authorities reported that the dead were members of the Cartel de Jalisco Nueva Generacion (CJNG) and the killers were sicarios belonging to Los Zetas but this information was later revised.
A man walked near a monument of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, left, late President Anwar Sadat, right, and other leaders in Cairo Tuesday. Mr. Mubarak goes on trial Wednesday to face charges of corruption and for allegedly ordering the killing of protesters during an uprising.
Sándor Képíró waited outside a courtroom Monday in Budapest, Hungary. Mr. Képíró, 97, has been charged with involvement in the killing of Serbian civilians in a 1942 raid in Novi Sad, then a part of Hungary and now part of Serbia.