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Tuesday, 26 June 2012 - 9:18
Policemen die in Mexico City airport shootout
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Officials say three policemen have been killed in a shootout at Mexico City's main airport.

The security ministry said the federal officers had been sent to detain suspects in a drug trafficking case.

Passengers dived for cover when the suspects opened fire, killing two officers immediately and injuring a third who later died in hospital.

The area was sealed off but flights were reported to be operating normally in and out of the airport.

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