Gunfight kills 10 after ambush on Mexican police

March 20, 2015 5:53 PM

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Ten people were killed in a gunfight in western Mexico when suspected gang members ambushed a police convoy, the government said on Friday.

Five members of Mexico's militarized police, or gendarmerie, were killed in the shootout in Ocotlan, Jalisco state, and eight others were wounded, the National Security Commission said in a statement.

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