Mexico: Nine killed as troops battle gunmen

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February 10, 2011
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"A shootout between troops and armed men has left nine people dead in central Mexico. The Defense Department says in a statement that a soldier and eight gunmen were killed in the battle Wednesday night in Tabasco, a town in the southern part of Zacatecas state. Two other soldiers were wounded. The Thursday statement says the fight broke out when soldiers came under gunfire while investigating a tip about the presence of armed men." (02/10/11)

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