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Mexican Vigilantes Clash with Government Police

Vigilantes attacked local police officers in the southern Mexico state…

Vigilantes attacked local police officers in the southern Mexico state of Guerrero, beat them with weapons, then stole their rifles and kidnapped officials.

The clash Monday in Tixtla highlighted the confusion and contradictions in the Mexican government’s effort to deal with “self-defense groups” that have sprung up in parts of southern Mexico since February to fight drug cartels.

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