Six drug traffickers killed in Mexico

Six drug traffickers were killed and two arrested by the Mexican marine soldiers in a raid in Mexico, media report said.
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Updated on Jun 26, 2010 08:40 AM IST
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Six drug traffickers were killed and two arrested by the Mexican marine soldiers in a raid in Mexico, media report said.

The shootout began near a customs office on a road that links Matamoros to Brownsville, a city in US state of Texas, after the marines spotted the armed men riding on their vehicles during a routine patrol, Xinhua reported.

The army also seized three trucks, two M4 rifles and an AK-47 rifle after the clash which occurred in Matamoros city of northeastern state Tamaulipas.K

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