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At least 10 Mexican police officers killed in shootouts

Publié par carmion le 15/06/2010

Ken Ellingwood

"Reporting from Mexico City Armed attacks on Mexican federal police Monday in violent Michoacan state sparked shootouts that killed at least 10 officers and an unknown number of gunmen, authorities said. "The twin ambushes in the city of Zitacuaro underscored anew the brazenness with which criminal groups have taken on Mexican security forces. "The federal public safety department said officers had finished patrol and were headed to Mexico City when they came under attack. The officers returned fire, killing some gunmen and wounding several. Authorities said surviving assailants escaped with the dead and injured, a tactic often used by drug gang hit men." Read on...
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"At least 10 Mexican police officers killed in shootouts", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2010. Consulté le 25/02/2018. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/at-least-10-mexican-police-officers-killed-in-shootouts