In Mexico, gunmen opened fire on police and soldiers, killing 10 suspects and wounding four others in retaliation. A large number of weapons were recovered from the suspects’ possession.

At least 10 gunmen have been killed and four others injured in a shootout between police, soldiers and gunmen in the central US state of Mexico.

Prosecutors in the Mexican state bordering Mexico City said three spies were also wounded in the shooting, but were in a stable condition with minor injuries. The injured have been admitted to hospital for treatment.

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Of a foreign news agency According to the report The shooting happened Tuesday in the town of Texas Latlan, 80 miles (130 kilometers) southwest of Mexico City, when suspects opened fire on patrolling police officers.

Prosecutors said detectives seized 20 rifles, pistols and army uniforms and bulletproof vests from the scene, which has been the scene of frequent killings and extortion by drug gangs.