11 police officers killed near capital

Eleven policemen have been shot to death near Mexico City in a three-day string of drug gang attacks, prosecutors said.

Mexico state prosecutor Alberto Bazbaz said 10 suspects believed linked to drug gangs have been arrested in the killings, which mainly occurred on highways and at police checkpoints.

Meanwhile, federal police said they had arrested the Gulf drug cartel’s leader for the border city of Reynosa, Antonio Galarza, in the northern city of Monterrey on suspicion of weapons violations and money laundering.