Drug gang gunfight kills 28 in Mexican state

By REUTERS
May 26, 2011 10:08

 
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MEXICO CITY - Twenty-eight people were killed in a shootout among suspected rival drug gangs on a remote highway in the Mexican Pacific Coast state of Nayarit, authorities said.

Police found 28 bodies strewn around 10 abandoned cars on a federal highway, Nayarit's state prosecutor's office said in a statement late on Wednesday. Four others were wounded.

Officers found the crime scene after following up on a reported kidnapping, the statement said.

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