Death Toll in Mexico between 2006 to 2010

More than 28,000 people have died from drug related violence in Mexico between December 2006 and July 2010.

In that time period, drug cartels and government security agents have engaged in 963 gun battles, almost a rate of one per day.

Source: Arthur Brice, “Drug war death toll in Mexico since 2006 exceeds 28,000, official says,” CNN, August 4, 2010.