Mexico Confirms Gang Shot Down Police Chopper

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Mexico confirms gang shot down police chopper

MEXICO CITY, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -7th Sept,2016) - A senior Mexican official confirmed on Wednesday that a gang shot down a helicopter, apparently with a high-caliber rifle, killing the pilot and three police officers.

National Security Commissioner Renato Sales told Radio Formula the suspects appeared to have fired a Barrett. 50-caliber rifle at the helicopter during an operation to capture gang leaders in the troubled western state of Michoacan.