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Tres Soldados Mueren Durante Ataque de Los Zetas en la Frontera con Texas

NUEVO LAREDO, Tamaulipas — Tres soldados Mexicanos murieron y tres mas fueron heridos durante una batalla en esta ciudad fronteriza en contra de fuerzas del cartel de Los Zetas. Los soldados que fueron heridos y los que murieron fue cuando su camioneta se volcó durante el enfrentamiento.

Los Zetas

Captured Hitman: Cartels Forging New Ties in Drug War

MONTERREY, Nuevo Leon — While the government in this border state denies any alliances between drug cartels, the recently arrested leader of a hit squad confirmed ties with some members of the Los Zetas and Gulf Cartels in order to fight off their shared rivals.

Mexico RPG - Getty Image-Lucas Castro

Local and National Media Ignore RPG Attack Just Miles from Texas Border

Local and National media outlets have all but ignored an RPG attack on a Mexican police headquarters building located just south of the Texas border town of Eagle Pass. This seems to follow a pattern of news outlets ignoring the cartel war occurring just south of the major Texas cities of McAllen and Brownsville.