Locals re-enact victorious Battle of Puebla in Mexico City

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Locals from the Penon de los Banos neighborhood of Mexico City celebrated the Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo on Thursday by re-enacting the Battle of Puebla, commemorating Mexico's victory over French forces.

The battle took place near the city of Puebla on May 5, 1862, during the French intervention in Mexico, and resulted in an unlikely victory for the Mexican army.