Police-teacher clash in Oaxaca, Mexico leaves six dead
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Police-teacher clash Oaxaca - A huge clash took place between police and members of a radical teachers union who had blockaded roads in southern Mexico.
The Police-teacher clash resulted in the death of six people and more than 100 people are injured, said the officials.
The teachers from the National Coordinator of Education Workers, or CNTE, are opposed to the mandatory testing of teachers as part of Mexico’s sweeping education reform and are also protesting the arrest of union leaders on money laundering and other charges.
Clashes took place in several municipalities in Oaxaca, but the most violent were in Nochixtlan, north of the state capital also called Oaxaca.
During the Police-teacher clash the people who were dead were only civilians, 6 civilians dead and 53 civilians, 41 federal police agents, and 14 state police agents were injured.
The said figures were at the time of reporting and may result in an increase.
During the Police-teacher clash, there were also attacks with guns which came from outside the blockades firing towards the police and the population.
They have also burned the surrounding area and also some of the federal police installations.
Leaving the streets they have also blocked the bus line which came towards their area and also some rail tracks.
Following the arrest of some if its top leaders, the union called for a revolt against Mexico’s government.