Mexico drug war sees bloodiest year

About 15,000 people were killed as security forces fought traffickers in 2010.

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    Last year was the bloodiest yet in Mexico's war against organised crime as drug-related deaths jumped to a record high.

    More than 15,000 people lost their lives in Mexico's conflicted with the traffickers in 2010.

    It has also already been a violent start to 2011, with the cartels blamed for more murders.

    A new poll suggests some Mexicans are looking for other options in dealing with the cartels - namely negotiating with them.

    Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Mexico City.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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