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2 US Border agents shot,
1 killed, near major drug
corridor in Arizona

Fox News, by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:PageTurner, 10/2/2012 9:03:18 AM

DEVELOPING: Two U.S. Border Patrol agents were shot, one fatally, Tuesday morning in an area in south Arizona known as a major drug-smuggling corridor, authorities said. The identities of the agents were not immediately released, but the shooting occurred at the Brian Terry Station near Naco, Ariz., which is just south of Tucson. The station was named after an agent who was killed in the line of duty in December 2010. The area is considered a remote part of the state and sources tell Fox News that the shooting occurred about 8 miles from the border.

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Make that 'drug- and illegal alien-smuggling corridor.' The two are inseparable. These guys were no more protected than the US ambassador to Libya.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: wilko, 10/2/2012 9:32:58 AM     (No. 8903909)

Another agent killed on Obama's watch. Confusing rules of engagement are similar to those in Afghanistan, and more Americans will die under this dismal policy failure. Obama's too busy prepping for the debate to even offer condolences.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: chicodon, 10/2/2012 9:46:50 AM     (No. 8903938)

"the Brian Terry Station"... That's just great.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: geminale, 10/2/2012 10:00:48 AM     (No. 8903959)

Just saw this on Fox, who likely will be the only MSM outlet to give it any airplay. The rest will be whistling a merry tune, publishing skewed polls, and readying their off the cuff remarks on Obama's "surprising" debate victory.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Chicopee Charlie, 10/2/2012 10:29:26 AM     (No. 8904025)

FTA: "The search for the killer is being led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Cochise County Sheriff's Office."

Hope the sheriff finds the guns first. Just sayin'...

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