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A federal police officer calls for help as they check for survivors after arriving at the scene where a convoy of federal and municipal police were ambushed on Friday, April 23, 2010. The toll for this day left  six federal police officers, one female municipal police and one civilian dead as they lay outside a gasoline station on the corner of Santiago Troncoso and Durango Ave. in Ciudad Juarez. Another woman who was tending to her local business was wounded and transferred to a nearby hospital. According to witnesses, three vehicles closed in on the officers with high caliber weapons and opened fire on them around 12:30 pm. ..©Javier Manzano