One policeman killed, two injured in shootout against police station in northern Mexico
One person was killed and another two were injured after a police station in northern Mexico was attacked Friday, local authority said, Xinhua reported.
The event occurred when gunmen in vehicles attacked the police station of Delicias town in Chihuahua state, according to Delicias' Public Security direction.
The three injured were taken to a nearby hospital, but one policeman died on the way. The attackers escaped and police has started an investigation.
This is the fifth attack against police stations in the area so far this year.
Delicias belongs to the city of Ciudad Juarez, which had the world's highest murder rate in 2009. Mobsters there are reportedly wielding greater power than municipal and state authorities.