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GRAPHIC — Mexican Cops: Downtown Border City Gun Battle with Drug Cartel a ‘Run of the Mill’ Incident

NUEVO LAREDO, Tamaulipas — Seven vehicles with gunmen clashed with Mexican military forces during a fierce battle in the the downtown streets of this border city. The skirmish took place mere blocks from the border with Texas.

The fighting occurred Thursday, shortly after 1030 a.m. in the downtown area near the intersection of Guerrero Avenue and Arteaga Street when a convoy of seven vehicles with members of the Cartel Del Noreste faction of the Los Zetas cartel clashed with Mexican military forces that had set up a roadblock of sorts, Mexican law enforcement sources confirmed to Breitbart Texas.

Nuevo Laredo Arrest

Breitbart Texas Report Forces Authorities to Secure Border Park Used by Los Zetas Cartel

LAREDO, Texas — Just days after Breitbart Texas revealed that Los Zetas cartel drug smugglers were running wild in this border city by using a popular border park to run their drugs, authorities have since stepped up their presence in the area. Though local and federal authorities had been made aware that drug runners were using the children’s park in broad daylight, they took no action until Breitbart Texas was the first media outlet to cover the issue.

Laredo Smugglers

Cartel Firefight near Laredo: Five Zetas and One Soldier Dead

Five cartel kidnappers and one Mexican soldier died during a fierce gun battle in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, just south from the Texas city of Laredo. The soldiers managed to rescue a woman that Los Zetas had apparently kidnapped. The shootout took place over the weekend when soldiers with the Mexican military set up an operation to rescue a kidnapping victim, information provided to Breitbart Texas by the Tamaulipas government revealed.

Border View of Neuvo Laredo

Human Smugglers Running Wild in Texas Border City

In the most open area of the Texas border, human smugglers are running wild in their efforts to circumvent U.S. Border Patrol Agents. Earlier this week, border patrol agents arrested 10 suspected human smugglers in connection with various conspiracies to smuggle more than 75 illegal aliens in total.


Trump: ‘I Want to Run as a Republican’

Thursday from the U.S.-Mexico border near Laredo, TX, Republican presidential candidate and billionaire business mogul Donald Trump took on the media to discuss border security and immigration. Trump said, “The fact that Mexico is doing so well—it’s just doing beyond


Rick Perry Calls Donald Trump a ‘Hypocrite’ on Border Security

Perry and Trump have been engaged in a weeks-long war of words. Trump has taken swipes at Perry and other Republican candidates on the issues of immigration and border security, and Perry has fired back that Trump doesn’t understand what he is talking about, and that he is unfit to be Commander-in-Chief after attacking Sen. John McCain’s (R-AZ) service record last weekend.

Rick Perry