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The elected mayor of Copala, Mexico, Salvador Villalva, was shot and killed while returning from Mexico City. The violence in Mexico's recent elections resulted in 37 political candidate killings, making it the most violent in the country's history. Guerrero, where Copala is located, was heavily affected. This event took place on 06/17/2024 at the following location: Copala, Mexico.

Incident Type: Terrorism

Event Type: Assassination

Total Fatalities: 1

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 1

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 0

Source: AA