Gunfight erupts in Mexican capital, 2 killed
Sanjay Jha | October 16, 2008 at 01:34 amby
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Mexico is in severe grip of the drug dealers and gang fights often leads to of killing members from rivals gang. Warring gangs are involved in gun fights. There is this news coming from Mexican capital about a gun fight and killing of two people.
A shootout that erupted when gunmen hurled a grenade at police has left two people dead and five wounded in Mexico's capital.
The Public Safety Department says both of the dead are gunmen. The injured include two police and a man shot when a stray bullet tore through his home.
The shootout erupted Wednesday night when gunmen in a car tried to resist arrest. The armed men first claimed they were police, then offered a bribe.
When police ordered the men out of the car, they emerged with grenades. One of them threw a grenade at the officers. It failed to explode, but a shootout broke out.
More than 3,000 people have been killed across Mexico this year. Most of the deaths has been blamed on the drug trade.
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