SAN SALVADOR Three adults and an 8-month-old girl were murdered in an area near Anamoros, a city in eastern El Salvador, but the motive and authors of the killings are not known, the National Civilian Police, or PNC, said.
The mass murder occurred Saturday at a house in La Montaņita, a hamlet within the city limits of Anamoros, located 191 kilometers (119 miles) northeast of San Salvador.
A man armed with an M-16 assault rifle attacked the house, a PNC spokesman said.
A 40-year-old man, his 38-year-old wife and their baby girl were killed.
The third adult murdered at the house was a 25-year-old man, the PNC spokesman said.