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Fourteen police killed in Mexico gun ambush

Fourteen police officers have been killed and three injured in a shooting in western Mexico.

Fourteen police killed in Mexico gun ambush

Fourteen police killed in Mexico gun ambush

STEPANAKERT, OCTOBER 15,  ARTSAKHPRESS: The police were carrying out a court order in El Aguaje, Michoacán state, when their convoy was ambushed, according to BBC News.

A powerful criminal group, the Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel, is believed to have carried out the attack.

Authorities said all resources would be put into finding those responsible. The region is a hotspot for violence linked to turf wars between drug cartels.

Police patrol vehicles were ambushed as they passed through the town.

Reports say the convoy was surrounded by heavily armed men in a number of pick-up trucks who then fired on the officers and set their vehicles on fire.

At least 14 police officers were killed and three others injured.


     

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