MEXICO HELICOPTER CRASH KILLS INTERIOR SECRETARY BLAKE MORA
- Mexico's Secretary of the Interior, Francisco Blake Mora, has died in a helicopter crash near Mexico City, BBC News reported.
The helicopter was flying to Cuernavaca in neighbouring Morelos state for a prosecutors' meeting when it went down.
All eight people on board were killed.
President Felipe Calderon said weather conditions were probably to blame.
Blake Mora, 45, was appointed to the post last year and was a key figure in the war against drug cartels.
The helicopter had initially been reported missing. Some Mexican media reports said there was heavy cloud at the time.
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