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Mexico launches raids after assassination attempt on police chief

Mexican authorities have carried out a series of raids while investigating the attempted assassination of the capital city's police chief

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  29 Jun 2020 4:05 PM GMT

Mexico City: Mexican authorities have carried out a series of raids while investigating the attempted assassination of the capital city's police chief, according to local media. Twenty-eight people attacked Omar Garcia Harfuch's armoured vehicle at dawn on Friday on Paseo de la Reforma, a boulevard that leads to Mexico City's exclusive Lomas de Chapultepec neighborhood, home to various embassies and mansions, the BBC reported. Two of his bodyguards and a female passer-by were killed in the attack believed to be linked to the Jalisco New Generation Cartel. (IANS)

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