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'Embedded': How Violent Gangs Are Terrorizing El Salvador

In this April 5, 2016 photo, a masked and armed policeman patrols a gang controlled neighborhood in San Salvador, El Salvador. Hyper-violent gangs declared open-season on police in this Central American nation in response to a government crackdown that began last year. Justice and Security Minister Mauricio Ramirez Landaverde, who was national police director until January, acknowledged that security forces are vulnerable. (AP Photo/Alex Peña)
In this April 5, 2016 photo, a masked and armed policeman patrols a gang controlled neighborhood in San Salvador, El Salvador. Hyper-violent gangs declared open-season on police in this Central American nation in response to a government crackdown that began last year. Justice and Security Minister Mauricio Ramirez Landaverde, who was national police director until January, acknowledged that security forces are vulnerable. (AP Photo/Alex Peña)
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Tens of thousands of people from El Salvador are fleeing their country. NPR's Kelly McEvers went to San Salvador- one of the most murderous cities in the world- to find out how violent street gangs are terrorizing a whole country. She reported on what she found in the new podcast, Embedded.

Take a listen! And then check back in with us on Monday, 4/18. At 11/10AM EST, we'll talk with Kelly about her reporting in El Salvador, and how gang killings brought San Salvador's bus service to a halt.

If you have questions for Kelly, leave them in the comments section below and we'll make sure she sees them.

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