Two Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers talk at a ...
Feb 8th, 2012
(Reuters) - Two Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers talk at a blockade on a country road north of a crime scene and east of Sedgewick, Alberta, where two R.C.M.P. officers were shot and wounded by an armed person, February 8, 2012. REUTERS/Dan Riedlhuber (CANADA - Tags: CRIME LAW TRANSPORT) -
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