New York Daily News
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
The entire police force in a small Mexican town abruptly resigned Tuesday after its new headquarters was viciously attacked by suspected drug cartel gunmen.
All 14 police officers in Los Ramones, a rural town in northern Mexico, fled the force in terror after gunmen fired more than 1,000 bullets and flung six grenades at their headquarters on Monday night.
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No one was injured in the attack. Mayor Santos Salinas Garza told local media that the officers resigned because of the incident.
The gunmenâ€™s 20-minute shooting spree destroyed six police vehicles and left the white and orange police station pocked with bullet holes, the Financial Times reported.
This article was posted: Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 7:28 am