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Friday, August 24, 2012

Mexican Police Shoot US Embassy Staff

Two US embassy staff have been shot by Mexican police in what is believed to be a case of mistaken identity.

Both have been taken to hospital, according to reports, though their injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

A Mexican police official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said one suffered a wound to the leg and the other was hit in the stomach and hand.

The official said the wounded were not agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration or FBI, but did not identify which agency they work for.

The Mexican public security ministry and marines said in a statement on Friday: "A diplomatic vehicle belonging to the US embassy was hit by multiple bullets from personnel of the federal police in the Tres Marias-Huitzilac highway." Read More