At least five people have been shot dead and nine injured after a gunman reportedly opened fire at a music festival at a popular tourist resort.
Shots were fired at the Blue Parrot club in Playa Del Carmen, an area popular with foreign tourists, on the closing night of the BPM music festival.
Tweets from Playa Del Carmen said the shots were fired at the Blue Parrot club during the closing party.
Scottish DJ Jackmaster, who was performing at the BPM festival, tweeted: “Someone has come into the club in Playa Del Carmen and opened fire. 4-5 dead and many wounded. Stay in ur f****** hotel if you’re here at BPM.”
The motive for the shooting was unclear.
The BPM Festival, one of the major electronic music event, features over 150 of the world’s top DJs, producers and acts – including many from Britain.