Eight dead on Panama bloody Friday

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Panama City’s bloody  Friday, August 23, registered 4 murders, 3 young people killed in a single vehicle accident, the suicide of a 28-year-old woman in Paque  Omar an attempted murder on the grounds of the University of Panama and a woman injured in an attack on  Via Argentina.

In the lunchtime rush hour Luis Pinto Mosquera and Iván Pérez Blandón, traveling in a taxi on Transismica were gunned down in a taxi following  a car chase by men carrying heavy caliber weapons according to witnesses. The two died at the scene. The hitmen fled in a Honda sedan.


Ariel Ramos, 26; Eliécer Barría, 21, and Javier Joel Guzamán  Santamaría 22 died after a spectacular crash. on  Domingo Díaz, near the San Antonio neighborhood, of San Miguelito

The young people were traveling from a soccer game and were going to leave one of their companions at a subway station. 

At about 5:00 in the afternoon, there was an attempted murder of a woman was in front of the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Panama. and a woman was injured in an attempted robbery on  Via Argentina. After an exchange of gunfire, a man was arrested

Meanwhile, a 28-year-old girl was found dead in an area near the National Library, in Parque  Omar Park. She hung herself with a rope from a tree.

A 10-year-old girl who was shot in the head by a man looking for her brother in Santa Cruz, Curundú, died two hours after being admitted to Hospital del Niño hospital.

The brother followed the man and killed him, after a shoot out that sent the avenger to hospital with gunshot wounds

On the same day, an on-duty  police sergeant allegedly raped his niece and President Cortizo promised an iron fist for criminals


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an iron fist for criminals does nothing for the victims. how about law that intends to prevent crime?

5 months ago
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