Armored car sales jump as drug war batters Mexico

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* Crime fears spur jump in armored car sales * Some people also buying protective clothing By Luis Rojas MEXICO CITY, Dec 29 (Reuters) - Armored cars and body armor in Mexico are no longer exclusively for government officials, foreign executives and the super rich, as a raging drug war spreads across the country, leading to a spike in orders. Sales of armored vehicles rose 20 percent this year, the bloodiest in the government's four-year fight against the cartels, to 1,900 units, ...

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