Mexicans angry over a double-digit hike in gasoline prices looted stores and blockaded roads amid escalating unrest over the rising cost of living in Latin America\'s second biggest economy.
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Police officers go inside a shop after it was plundered amid a challenge against the rising costs of gas in Ecatapec, Mexico. Mexicans furious over a twofold digit climb in fuel costs plundered stores and barricaded streets, inciting more than 250 captures in the midst of heightening turmoil over the increasing typical cost for basic items in Latin America's second greatest economy.
A man is kept by the police after he started plundering a general store in the midst of a challenge against the rising costs of fuel in Ecatepec, Mexico. Twenty-three stores were sacked and 27 bars place up in Mexico City, Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said, days after the legislature raised fuel costs by 14 to 20 percent, insulting Mexicans as of now engaging rising expansion and a powerless cash.
Protesters hinder the passageway to a Pemex service station as they smolder tires amid a challenge in San Miguel Totolcingo, Mexico. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said that the value spike that produced results on Jan. 1 was a "capable" measure that the legislature brought in accordance with global oil prices.
A cop glimpses inside a shop after it was plundered amid a challenge in Ecatapec, Mexico. Agent inside Minister Rene Juarez said more than 250 individuals had been captured for vandalism and that government powers were working with security authorities in Mexico City and the close-by conditions of Mexico and Hidalgo to address the turmoil.
A lady is confined after she started plundering a general store in the midst of challenges against the rising costs of fuel in Ecatepec, Mexico. Mexican retailers' affiliation ANTAD encouraged government and state powers to intercede rapidly, saying 79 stores had been sacked and 170 persuasively shut because of bars.