Monday, November 16, 2015

Gulf Cartel Attack Kills a Baby and 3 Others at Taco Stand near Border

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — An armored Mexican military truck that had been engaged in a firefight with Gulf cartel members was forced into a taco stand and crushed six bystanders. Four of the victims died during the crash, including a four-month-old baby. Witnesses say the Gulf cartel either used a grenade or shot the windshield out of the army truck to cause the deaths. The shootout appears to have been the latest chapter in the hunt for the current leader of the Los Metros faction of the Gulf Cartel Julian Loisa “Comandante Toro” Salinas. The crash took place Thursday evening as the Mexican military had been pursuing a white SUV that was speeding against traffic near the Vista Hermosa neighborhood. The chase was the result of a military operation that began in the Valle Alto neighborhood that drew out the members of the Gulf Cartel...more

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