Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Violence Rages in Mexico at Texas Border as Gulf Cartel Leader Escapes

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — Mexican authorities continue to track down the leadership of the Gulf Cartel, however, the attempts to capture them have resulted in almost daily shootouts and blockades in this border city. One of the most dramatic shootouts took place Monday afternoon when a convoy of Mexican soldiers came under fire by cartel gunmen, the Tamaulipas government announced through a prepared statement. Tamaulipas law enforcement sources confirmed to Breitbart Texas that the shootout was the result of military forces clashing with the personal guard of the Gulf Cartel’s Juan Manuel “Comandante Toro” Loisa Salinas. That particular shootout lasted for more than 20 minutes. The fighting was so intense that the City of Reynosa and the State of Tamaulipas were forced to acknowledge the violence and issue out alerts on social media warning residents to avoid the area. In a similar fashion, organized crime members activated a series of contingency protocols where gunmen set out to create chaos and slow down military forces. The chaos was created by hijacking buses and tractor trailers in order to park them across main avenues as to stop the flow of traffic and keep law enforcement away...more

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