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Mexico president orders probe into soldiers’ deadly shooting

An investigation into an assault by soldiers in the border city of Nuevo Laredo in July that killed 12 people comes amid UN pressure.

Mexico’s president says he has ordered an investigation into a shooting by soldiers in the border city of Nuevo Laredo in July that killed 12 people.

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has been under pressure from the United Nations.

The incident is not the only alleged case of extrajudicial killings by the Mexican security forces in recent memory.

Al Jazeera’s Manuel Rapalo reports from Mexico City.