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HALF of Mexican city's 4,800 population flees to escape murderous Jalisco New Generation drug ca


The deadly Jalisco New Generation Cartel's incursions throughout the western Mexico town of Chinicuila has displaced half of the small city's population

Most of the people in the city of 4,800 residents have either fled to the neighboring state of Colima or managed to resettle in Illinois and California

The city experienced a wave of attacks last week, culminating with an offensive Friday before dawn that sparked the resignation of half of the police department

The level of insecurity across Chinicuila forced mayor Rubén Larios to flee after eight of the 15 cops stepped down