More suspects are sought in casino arson probe

Mexican authorities are seeking seven more suspects in an arson attack that left 52 people dead at a casino in the northern state of Nuevo León.

Officials said they are seeking additional suspects, as five people already in custody were presented to the news media. Authorities say the five are alleged members of the Zetas drug cartel and have confessed to involvement in the attack at the Casino Royale in the state capital, Monterrey.

Nuevo León state prosecutor Adrian de la Garza says as many as 12 people were involved in the daytime attack.

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