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Latino Daily News

Tuesday March 22, 2011

Accident Leaves 5 Mexican Soldiers Dead and 24 Others Injured

Accident Leaves 5 Mexican Soldiers Dead and 24 Others Injured

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Yesterday a military truck turned over in the Mexican state of Michoacan leaving at least 5 soldiers dead and injuring 24 others. 

The National Defense Secretary was executing a military operation on a Morelia highway when the military truck turned over.  Three Mexican soldiers died on the spot and two others died at the hospital they were taken to.

The rest of the soldiers were airlifted to hospitals in Mexico City to be treated.