22 killed in Mexico shootout

Mexico City, July 1: At least 22 members of an organised crime ring were killed in a clash with the Mexican army, media reported on Tuesday.

The incident occurred Monday in Ancon de los Curieles, a small community in the town of Tlatlaya, Xinhua reported.

The victims belonged to the so-called "Guerreros Unidos" (United Warriors) group.

One soldier was wounded during the clash.

The bodies of the victims were taken to an open-air amphitheater in Tlatlaya, waiting to be identified or claimed by relatives, officials said.


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