Six drug traffickers killed in Mexico

June 26th, 2010 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS  

Mexico City, June 26 (IANS) 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.

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