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A youngster lies dead in a blood pool from his own body in one of the city’s communes, Medellin, Colombia, September 26, 2009.
Gangs paid by high profile drug traffickers in the city are currently fighting for the control of local «Plazas» or drug distribution centers which has left an unprecedented numbers of deaths. Since most of the big traffickers in the city have been extradited to the USA or killed on its streets the war for control of local drug trafficking plazas has claimed almost the same ammount of lives as Ciudad Juarez in Mexico this year.