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45 dead in attack on casino in northern Mexico

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Thick smoke billows from the Casino Royale as firefighters attack the fire, in Monterrey, Mexico on August 25, 2011.

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Paramedics remove the body of a woman out of the Casino Royale in Monterrey, Mexico, Thursday Aug. 25 2011.


Family members hug after an attack on a casino in Monterrey August 25, 2011.

 From AP:

MONTERREY, Mexico — Two dozen gunmen burst into a casino in northern Mexico on Thursday, doused it with gasoline and started a fire that trapped gamblers inside, killing at least 45 people and injuring a dozen more, authorities said. Full story.