Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Bomb Thrown at U.S.-Mexico Border Bridge

Members of an organized crime group threw a bomb at one of the bridges connecting Nuevo Laredo, a city in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, to the United States, but no injuries or damage have been reported, officials said. The attack occurred Saturday at the main border crossing linking the Mexican city to Laredo, Texas, the Nuevo Laredo city government said in a statement posted on an official Web site. “An explosion was reported in the area around International Bridge One. It is being investigated,” the city government said. The blast occurred on the access ramp to the international crossing, officials said. The attack occurred just hours after unidentified individuals threw a grenade from a moving vehicle at the Televisa facility in Nuevo Laredo...more

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