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Sun December 20, 2009
Four Officers Killed In Juarez
By KRWG News
Juarez, Mexico – Mexican law enforcement officials say four police officers have died in a series of attacks on patrol cars in the border city of Ciudad Juarez.
Chihuahua state police and prosecutors say two more officers are recovering from wounds suffered in three attacks by gunmen on Friday.
State police spokesman Fidel Banuelos says the first attack killed two brothers who were patrolling together but worked for different agencies.
Authorities said Saturday that two more attacks on police vehicles left two officers dead and two wounded.
There was no immediate information on possible motives. Nearly 2,500 people have died in drug-related violence this year in the city across from El Paso, Texas.
Copyright 2009 The Associated Press.