Mexican gunfight that killed 17 raises relatives' fears of police executions

Mexican gunfight that killed 17 raises relatives' fears of police executionsBy Lizbeth Diaz MAZATLAN, Mexico (Reuters) – Relatives of 17 suspected gang members killed late last week by police in northwest Mexico fear a skewed death toll points to what has become a grimly regular complaint in recent years – summary executions by security forces. The 17 men, who authorities said were armed with 24 guns, were killed by police near the coastal city of Mazatlan in the unruly state of Sinaloa on Friday night. None of the suspects in the gun battle were found wounded or arrested.



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