Three police officers shot to death in Mexico airport

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By Karen Elizondo

Three federal officers were shot and killed in a Mexico airport Monday, according to the Los Angeles Times.

At around 9 a.m. 3 policemen were preparing to arrest two suspected drug traffickers, reportedly fellow officers. The suspects noticed the officers and fatally shot them, according to the New York Times.

According to the New York Times, the suspects fled and the police is trying to track them down.

Drug cartel operations out of the airport were found in late 2010, involving flight employees aiding with the trafficking of cocaine to Spain, reported the NY Times.

There have been upwards of 50,000 deaths in relation to the drug war in the past six years, reported the LA Times, there is rarely airport violence.

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