23 Jan '11, 1am

Mexico car blast kills policeman: PACHUCA, Mexico: A policeman was killed and three others wounded Saturday when...

PACHUCA, Mexico: A policeman was killed and three others wounded Saturday when an abandoned car rigged with explosives detonated in the central state of Hidalgo, local police said. Police said they believe the bomb was set by the Zetas, one of Mexico's deadliest drug cartels. The officers were responding to information sent anonymously stating that there was a body inside a car parked outside the town of Tula, some 90 kilometres (56 miles) north of Mexico City. There was no body, Tula Mayor Rodolfo Paredes told AFP, and the bomb exploded when the officers opened the car trunk. Police Commander Victor Pena died as he was being treated in a local clinic, Hidalgo Governor Miguel Osorio said in a Twitter message. Of the injured officers, one of them is seriously wounded and fighting for his life in a hospital in the state capital Pachuca, officials said. The attack "is presuma...

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