MEDELLIN, Colombia, Dec. 31 (UPI) --
Police in Medellin, Colombia, said five men and four women were massacred at a holiday party in the town of Envigado.
La FM reported the nine were apparent victims of gunshots.
Colombia Reports said the region, known for the drug trade, recently has seen a sharp increase in homicides.
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