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Another Woman Murdered in Mexican Border Town


Two federal policemen walk past crosses standing where eight women were found sexually assaulted and murdered in 2001 in Ciudad Juarez
Mexican authorities say one woman has been murdered and another raped in a city on the U.S. border known for hundreds of violent crimes against women for more than a decade.

Officials say a 20-year-old woman was stabbed and sexually assaulted before her body was dumped on the street in an industrial district. Her body was found Thursday, the same day another woman was raped, beaten and left for dead in the middle of a street.

About 350 women have been brutally murdered over a 12-year period in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, located just across the border from the southwestern U.S. city of El Paso, Texas. More than 100 of the victims were sexually assaulted.

Some information for this report provided by AP and Reuters.

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