Clash between Mexican police and ‘Familia Michoacana’ drug cartel left 13 officers dead

Mexican authorities confirmed that Army, Navy and National Guard forces have now reached the municipality of Coatepec de Harinas, the scene of the ambush, in order to track down the police killers.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mexican authorities have confirmed the murder of 13 officers after they were ambushed by alleged members of 'La Familia Michoacana' drug cartel (The Michoacán Family), who intercepted a convoy of state police and investigators assigned to the state prosecutor’s office in the city of Coatepec de Harinas.

The officers were patrolling the area of Llano Grande when they were ambushed, resulting in the death of 8 state police officers and 5 members of Mexico's prosecutor's office.

Pictures shared on social media show a bullet-riddled police car and an unmarked white truck . . .

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