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San Pedro Sula, Honduras, the most violent city in the world - in pictures

(WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT) The Honduran city of San Pedro Sula, recently voted the most violent in the world, bears all the grim hallmarks of a war zone with mortuaries overflowing with bodies and the wounded filling hospitals.

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Honduras San Pedro Sula: the most violent place in the world This is where I was on the 2nd or 3rd mission trip

Inside the most violent city in the world: Horrific collection of photos show grim reality of life in San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Horrific: A man sits in the emergency room of a local hospital after being treated for a gun shot wound and several cuts with a machete in San Pedro Sula

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The most dangerous place on earth? San Pedro Sula in Honduras - where three people are murdered EVERY DAY - tops list of the world's most violent cities

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San Pedro Sula, Honduras is the most dangerous city in the world and is not growing safer, principally because of the relocation of powerful and dangerous Mexican cartels. There were 169 homicides per 100,000 people in San Pedro Sula in 2012, mainly because of drug-related violence.