On Monday authorities in El Salvador announced that suspected gang members were behind the abduction and killing of a soldier who was home on leave.

From Yahoo News and the Associated Press

Soldier on leave killed in El Salvador by suspected gang

Authorities in El Salvador say suspected gang members have abducted and killed a soldier on leave, the 20th slaying of military personnel this year.

The Attorney General’s Office and National Civil Police said Monday that the soldier was abducted, shot to death and dumped in a rural area south of the capital.

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