9 police officers kidnapped in northern Mexico; 1 dead

An official says nine police officers were kidnapped by a criminal gang in northern Mexico and later rescued, though one was killed in the confrontation. The officers from Nuevo Leon state were abducted when they pursued suspects into neighboring Tamaulipas, on the Texas border, Sunday night. They were following a vehicle carrying armed men. On a highway they encountered two other vehicles full of gunmen. One officer was killed, and the others kidnapped.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4653835,00.html

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