Mexico drug war sees bloodiest year

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

    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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