Mexico: journalist Pablo Morrugares and bodyguard shot dead
04 August 2020 | 9:00 am
Morrugares had reported on a crime close to a nearby supermarket, involving a turf battle between criminal gangs. He is the fourth journalist to be murdered in the country this year.
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