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Grenade thrown into central Puerto Morelos bar leaves two injured

Puerto Morelos, Q.R. — Two men who threw a grenade into a bar in central Puerto Morelos managed to get away, but not before injuring at least two people.

The incident occurred Saturday at 10:10 p.m. at Bara Bara in central Puerto Morelos on Javier Rojo Gómez Street. Preliminary reports say witnesses reported two men on a motorcycle driving by the bar and throwing a live grenade inside.

There were at least 10 people on the terrace of the bar when the grenade exploded. Injured were two young men, both of whom were taken to the General Hospital of Cancun.

Photo: Municipal Police of Puerto Morelos

The commander of the Municipal Police of Puerto Morelos reported that the injured are stable and that their injuries were not serious.

According to police, the injured have been identified as 22-year-old Jeremías N from Ocosingo, Chiapas and Javier N, 21 from Yucatan.