11 killed in Honduras mass shooting

Honduran Security Minister Gustavo Sanchez speaks to the press after the pool hall attack in San Pedro Sula, Honduras on June 25, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP)

TEGUCIGALPA – At least 11 people, including a woman, were killed and three others injured in a mass shooting at a billiard hall in northern Honduras, police confirmed on Sunday.

The bloodshed occurred on Saturday night in the city of Choloma in the department of Cortes when heavily armed men burst into the billiard hall and opened fire.

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Honduran President Iris Xiomara Castro Sarmiento declared a curfew in the region in response to the attack.