One German dead, 3 police hurt in Sosua, La Mulata
One foreigner died and three police officers injured in a shootout in the coastal province of Puerto Plata (north), during a raid on a house where agents found an arsenal.
The confrontation occurred near La Mulata, of Sosúa township, during a police raid on a house where several foreigners operate an indoor firing range. Neither the wounded nor the deceased have been identified.
The authorities seized an M-16 rifle, bullets, five shotguns, one pistol, an ammunition reloader, and an armored vehicle.
National Police Chief Jose Polanco provided the information, adding that the foreigners form part of a violent group operating in Europe, but didn’t specify its name or country.
According to local media, gunfire was heard constantly in the area where the foreigners live, which drew the attention of the authorities.
Source: Dominican Today
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