Bullet-ridden SUVs sit on a road near Bavispe, Sonora, Mexico, on Wednesday. The SUVs were carrying victims of Monday’s attacks. (Christian Chavez/Associated Press)
Chihuahua state police officers man a checkpoint in Janos, Chihuahua, on Wednesday. Drug cartel gunmen ambushed three SUVs along a dirt road Monday, killing six children and three women, all U.S. citizens living in Mexico. (Christian Chavez/Associated Press)
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LAS CRUCES – Relatives on both sides of the border are demanding justice as they prepare to bury women and children killed in an attack in northern Mexico.
“All these women were model women and mothers and friends and part of their community, and these children were just fantastic,” said Jasmin LeBaron Soulesby of Las Cruces, who is related to the victims.