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El Paso feels Mexico drug war


A drug war is hanging over US and Mexican relations at the moment and it has already taken a massive toll south of the border.

Nearly 18,000 people have been killed in Mexico in the last three years alone and in the border city of El Paso, Texas, thousands are now coming to escape the violence.

The BBC's Cecilia Barria reports on how the city is coping.


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