[Mirror] Policemen were fired on by two fellow officers suspected of working for drug traffickers at Mexico City international airport.
Three policeman have been shot dead in a shootout between police officers suspected of working for drug traffickers at Mexico City airport. Travellers dived for cover as shots were fired between the suspects and cops who had arrived at terminal 2 to arrest them.
Two officers died at the scene and another died later of his wounds at a local hospital.
The federal Attorney General’s office said that its organized crime unit had opened an investigation into the case. The shootings occurred around the food court, near the area where vehicles drop off passengers but well outside the internal security checkpoints where workers and passengers are screened.
Witness Israel Lopez, a 23-year-old Mexico City student who had gone to the airport to see off a friend, said that three shots rang out at first.
Lopez didn’t see who those shots were directed at, but……
By Agency staff
26 Jun 2012