Mexico police face probe over deadly protest

Teachers clash with Mexican Federal police in Oaxaca on June 20, 2016The Mexican authorities investigated whether police were responsible for any deaths in weekend violence that killed 10 people amid protests by teachers opposed to the government’s education reform. The unrest followed months of protests by teachers who reject President Enrique Pena Nieto’s landmark reform, which requires educators to undergo performance evaluations. Eight people died in Asuncion Nochixtlan, where police said they were ambushed by an unidentified armed group after officers removed barricades set up by teachers.

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