Six Killed, Dozens Injured as Teachers, Police Clash in Southern Mexico

06/20/2016 The Wall Street Journal

oaxacaMEXICO CITY—Six protesters were killed and dozens of protesters and police were injured Sunday in clashes in southern Mexico when security forces cleared roads being blocked by members of a teachers’ group, Oaxaca state authorities said.

The clashes occurred as state and federal police sought to unblock a highway in southern Oaxaca state which the CNTE, a dissident faction of the national teachers union, had blocked to protest the arrests last week of several of the group’s leaders.

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