Three people, including two police officers, were killed and several others wounded in an armed assault on a police post in remote northern Nicaragua, police said today.
Two police officers were killed, two wounded and one kidnapped by the armed group, while one of the gang was killed and two wounded, the statement said.
Authorities called on protesters to "respect public and private property and the right of people to move freely throughout the territory." The policemen were named Dixon Soza, 43, and Carlos Zamora, 36. Police gave no motive for the attack.
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