May 3, 2012

Mexico drug violence: Sinaloa shootout leaves 12 dead

BBC News: "A gunfight between the Mexican army and suspected drug gang members has left at least 12 people, including two soldiers, dead, officials say.

The clash happened in Guasave in the north-western state of Sinaloa.

Gunmen using grenades and automatic weapons ambushed an army patrol before retreating to a hotel as police and military reinforcements closed in.

Sinaloa is one of the Mexican states worst affected by drug-related violence." read more

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