Mexico Holds Five Over Casino Fire

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MONTERREY, NUEVO LEON., 26 DE AGOSTO DEL 2011. EL PRESIDENTE DE LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS, LIC. FELIPE CALDERON HINOJOSA, DEPOSITO UNA OFRENDA FLORAL PREVIO A LA REUNION DE TRABAJO CON EL GOBERNADOR DE NUEVO LEON, RODRIGO MEDINA DE LA CRUZ, Y CON EL ALCALDE DE MONTERREY, FERNANDO LARRAZABAL BRETON, DONDE SE VALORO LA SITUACION Y SE DETERMINARON LAS ACCIONESA SEGUIR A PARTIR DE LOS HECHOS OCURRIDOS EN EL GIRO MERCANTIL " CASINO ROYALE ". FOTO ALFREDO GUERRERO

Mexican police have arrested five men in connection with the arson attack that killed 52 people in a casino in the northern city of Monterrey. State governor Rodrigo Medina said the suspects were believed to belong to the Zetas drug cartel. Police were investigating whether the casino was attacked because protection money had not been paid, he said. Marco Werman gets an update from reporter Franc Contreras in Mexico City.
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