Anti-drug agents killed in Guatemala

Five anti-drug agents were killed in a shootout with alleged drug traffickers armed with assault rifles and grenade launchers in Guatemala.

Five anti-drug agents were killed in a shootout with alleged drug traffickers armed with assault rifles and grenade launchers in Guatemala.

The shootout occurred as police arrived at a warehouse south of Guatemala City to investigate possible drug ties.

The suspects fled, and police were investigating how they knew the agents would be arriving.

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