At least 23 people are dead after a fire at a bar in southern Mexico that authorities say was deliberately set.
Investigators say a group of attackers entered the Caballo Blanco bar in the port city of Coatzacoalcos and threw gasoline-filled bombs known as Molotov cocktails. Another 13 people were wounded in the fire.
Veracruz state Governor Cuitlahuac Garcia suggested the fire was a result of a dispute between gangs.
The Gulf Coast state of Veracruz, which is a strategic transit point for drug traffickers shipping their product north to the United States, and a focal point of violent turf wars between gangs and rival drug cartels.