Two Belize men shot dead, one wounded at a beach in Tulum, Mexico

Three men from Belize were fatally shot in Tulum National Park, Mexico, on June 24 2021. The victims are from the Corozal District were killed in a massacre that occurred on one of the many Resort beach fronts in that area.

Belize: Three men from Belize were fatally shot in Tulum National Park, Mexico, on June 24 2021. The victims are from the Corozal District were killed in a massacre that occurred on one of the many Resort beach fronts in that area.

Two men died on the spot, while one is still wounded.

A local media house reported this. The men were shot and killed at a beach at the national park. The attack reportedly happened while other tourists were in the area.

As per the media house reports, last week, the men were in Belize and anyhow travelled to Tulum, Mexico, while the land borders between the two nations remain closed.

The Belize Police Department has not yet issued any statement or report verifying the incident or declaring the names of the victims.

The video of the incident was recorded and shared on social media. The video acts as evidence of how the three men were shot on the beach. The men are only identified as residents of Belize island, their names or ages are not identified yet.

The people have expressed shock and their anger at the incident after watching the video. However, the murder area has been seized by the Police.

As per the reports, globally, Mexico ranks at number 19 in the list of countries with the highest rate of intentional homicides per 100,000 residents.

This Thursday’s killings come two weeks after two men were shot dead on the beach in Cancun, a U.S. tourist was injured in the June 11 attack.

Mexico has seen a decline in the violence rates from the 2018 and 2019 years, but the murder rate has seen a surge in the country. These type of incidents are slowly becoming common in the country.

The state, whose tourism-dependent economy has begun recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, has also been hit in recent weeks by an increase in seaweed-like sargasso hitting beaches and an increase in coronavirus cases.