Latin America & Caribbean

'Ten dead' after Mexican cemetery gun battle

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At least 10 people are reported to have been killed in a shootout between Mexican soldiers and suspected drug traffickers.

The firefight is reported to have erupted in a cemetery in the tourist town of Taxco, 170km (102 miles) south of Mexico City, police said.

Reports of Tuesday's gun battle come a day after 28 prisoners were killed in a jail gang fight in Sinaloa state.

And 12 police officers died in an ambush in the state of Michoacan.