US border agent killed and partner 'brutally beaten'

US border agent killed and partner 'brutally beaten'
 

US authorities say a Texas border patrol agent has died and his partner was seriously injured while on duty.
They were attacked with rocks about 30 miles (48km) from the Mexico border, according to a labour union for border agents.
The FBI, which is leading the investigation, confirmed the agents "were not fired upon" with guns.
US President Donald Trump said he would "seek justice" for the agents and reiterated the need for a border wall.
In remarks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Mr Trump said the border wall is necessary because "it's rough... read more

 
20 November 2017 in World News, Views: 52
Source: BBC
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