Mexican coppers smoke 5 bad guys in Reynosa subject logo: MEX2013
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A total of at least five armed suspects were killed in an armed encounter with a Policia Federal road patrol in Reynosa, Tamaulipas Monday, according to Mexican news reports.

News accounts published on the website of El Diario de Coahuila and La Silla Rota news dailies said that a group of armed suspects ran into a Policia Federal road patrol in Reynosa municipality on Bulevar Luis Echeverria, sparking a pursuit and a running gunfight.

The encounter ended in Zona Centro near the intersection of calles Matamoros and Palafox, where unofficially, five armed suspects were killed. At least two other armed suspects were wounded in the pursuit and gunfight.

An undisclosed number of weapons were recovered in the aftermath.

Chris Covert writes Mexican Drug War and national political news for

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