Eight gang members in El Salvador reported killed in shoot-out with police

March 27, 2015 1:27 AM

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SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - Eight gang members were killed in a confrontation with police on a coffee farm in El Salvador, police said on Thursday, the same day as hundreds of thousands of people marched around the country for an end to rising violence.

Police raided the farm in the city of San Jose Villanueva, south of San Salvador, after complaints from residents, according to a statement.

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