125 dead: El Salvador gang violence out of control

EPA/Oscar Rivera

United Nations considers El Salvador one of the most dangerous countries in the world

Police in El Salvador reported that the 125 murders have taken place in just three days


El Salvador gang violence is out of control, as the national police reported that there were at least 125 murders in just three days.

According to AFP, National Police chief Mauricio Ramirez said 40 people were killed Sunday, 42 Monday and 43 on Tuesday. “These are worrisome numbers. These are Salvadorans who are dying. Regardless of who is a gang member or not,” the police chief stressed. Children, pregnant women and elderly people were among the victims. Spanish daily El Pais reported that ...


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