Two anti-drugs police killed in Peru jungle ambush

By REUTERS
October 14, 2012 01:36

 
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LIMA - Two police officers were killed and another two injured in an ambush in Peru's southeastern jungle region late on Friday, the latest strike again President Ollanta Humala's drive to regain control of cocaine-trafficking strongholds.

The head of Peru's police force said on Saturday that an anti-drug squad was attacked on its way to the district of Kepashiato in the dense group of jungle valleys known as the VRAEM, the most productive growing area in the world's top coca producer.

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