Mexico army: Border city killings plunge this year

In this April 10, 2009 file photo, a soldier stands guard on the top of a hill as faithful commemorate Good Friday during Holy Week in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Killings by criminal gangs in the drug violence-wracked border city of Ciudad Juarez fell by 42 percent in the first six months of this year from the same period of 2011, Mexicoís army said Wednesday July 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)Killings by criminal gangs in the drug violence-wracked border city of Ciudad Juarez fell by 42 percent in the first six months of this year from the same period of 2011, Mexico's army said Wednesday.