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Mexican police neutralize car bomb in border city

Mexican police neutralize car bomb in border city

Mexican police have carried out the controlled detonation of a car bomb in Ciudad Juarez, across from Texas.
The federal Public Safety Department says a phone tip around midnight led authorities to a dead body in a car in a shopping center parking lot. In a second car, police found the bomb.
A Department statement issued Saturday said agents deactivated the device and removed most of the explosive material to analyze it.
Then they safely detonated the vehicle. There were no injuries, and only minor property damage.
Juarez is the same city where in July, drug traffickers staged the first successful car-bombing in Mexico, killing three people.
More than 28,000 people have died in Mexico's drug violence since late 2006.