Five dead in Mexican nightclub bloodbathComments
At least five people have been killed with 15 wounded after a gunman opened fire in a nightclub in Cancun, Mexico.
A night of revellery at Blue Parrot club in Playa Del Carmen turned into a bloodbath.
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Witnesses say an armed man walked into the club on the closing night of the 10-day BPM music festival and began to fire at another person in the venue.
At least 5 killed and 9 wounded in shooting at The Blue Parrot nightclub in Playa del Carmen, Mexican police say https://t.co/3JtrFvPGzUpic.twitter.com/Wb0Akzo1Bl— CBS News (@CBSNews) January 16, 2017
The gunfire caused a stampede during
which a woman was killed.
Organisers say three members of their security team were killed in the violence.
Two Canadians, an Italian and a Colombian are among the dead, four people have been detained.