Drugs suspect die in police raid

Updated: 2013-07-31 19:35


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CHENGDU - A suspected drug trafficker jumped to his death after a gun battle with police in Southwest China's Sichuan province on Wednesday, local police said.

Police raided an apartment in Chenghua district at about 11 am to arrest a drug trafficking ring and were later fired upon by the suspects, according to a statement from the public security bureau of Chengdu, the provincial capital.

One suspect jumped from the 10th floor and died at about 1:53 pm and another two suspects were arrested. One policeman was also injured on the right shoulder, according to the statement.

Police are still investigating the case.