6 Killed in Shootout During Robbery on Bus

From Times Wire Reports

Six people died and eight were injured when an attempt to rob a bus in the capital ended in a shootout between assailants and police, authorities said.

Robbers on board an urban bus in downtown Guatemala City opened fire with AK-47 rifles after officers in a patrol car surprised them during the holdup late Sunday, police spokesman Enio Rivera told Guatemalan television.

Four assailants, the bus driver and a child died, Rivera said.

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