August 2, 2020

Mexican journalist shot dead, the fourth in 2020

Chilpancingo (Mexico) (AFP) – A Mexican journalist and his police bodyguard were murdered in a hail of gunfire in the southern state of Guerrero early Sunday, police and human rights officials said.Pablo Morrugares is the fourth journalist murdered in Mexico in 2020, according to an AFP tally.Morrugares ran the PM Noticias, an online publication based in the city of Iguala that specialized in covering crime and police events.Around 1:00 am Sunday (0600 GMT), heavily armed men entered the restaurant-bar in Iguala where Morrugares and his bodyguard were dining and opened fire on them, according …


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