Official Deaths in Mexico up to November 2010

Mexico’s Federal Attorney General reported that 12,456 people were killed during the months of January to November 2010. The number of deaths in 2010 were the highest reported since the start of the government crackdown on drug cartels in 2006.

From 2006 to November 2010, the Attorney General’s office reports that 30,196 people have been killed.

Source: Ken Ellingwood, “More than 12,000 killed in Mexican drug war this year, officials say,” Los Angeles Times, December 16, 2010.