Tuesday, October 15, 2019

14 police officers killed in Mexico gun ambush

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

The police were carrying out a court order in El Aguaje, Michoac√°n state, when their convoy was ambushed.

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.

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