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    Border agent dies and two others are ‘gravely’ injured following a shootout in major drug smuggling corridor off the coast of Puerto Rico: Suspected smuggler also dead after two Americans arrested
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    A border agent has died and two others are ‘gravely’ injured following a shootout off the coast of Puerto Rico early Thursday morning, Your Content has learned.

    A border patrol agent has died and two others are ‘gravely’ injured following a shootout off the coast of Puerto Rico early Thursday morning.

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    A US Customs and Border Protection Air and Marines Operation unit was on routine patrol at around 8am local time when they interdicted smugglers.

    The agents exchanged gunfire with individuals on board, one of whom was killed.

    First responders rushed to the scene and were seen airlifting agents to the nearby island.

    Two men, said to be American, were taken into custody.

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    The FBI is now investigating the shooting as an assault on a federal officer,‘according to The Washington Post.

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