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Video: Cartel Gun Battle Rages in Mexican Border City

RIO BRAVO, Tamaulipas — Machine gunfire and rolling battles along the main avenues of this city spread terror among townspeople who tried to hide inside homes and businesses. Stray bullets went through the walls of some houses.

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Mexican Army Officers Caught Smuggling for Cartel

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas — Two active duty Mexican Army officers have been arrested after getting caught trying to smuggle a small arsenal of illegal weapons through a military highway checkpoint. The weapons were destined for members of the Los Zetas cartel in this city.

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Mexican Military Helicopter Potentially Downed in Border State

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas — A Mexican military helicopter has crashed in this border state killing two lieutenants and injuring a passenger. It remains unclear if the helicopter was shot down, however sources point to it having been attacked prior to the crash.

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Cartel Violence Continues after Federal Police Withdrawal Near Texas Border

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — Cartel gunmen are taking advantage of the withdrawal of hundreds of Mexican Federal Police officers in order to return to their violent ways. The uptick in violence has resulted in the ambush of a Mexican soldier who died anonymously as the government continues its silence.

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Foreigners Gather in Droves at Border to Illegally Enter U.S.

Illegal immigrants from Central American countries continue to arrive to the Mexican border city of Reynosa. Their hope is to be smuggled illegally into the U.S. by the leading criminal organization in the region known as the Gulf Cartel.

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Two Mexican Soldiers Go Missing in Border City

Two Mexican soldiers have been added to the growing number of missing persons in this border city. Instead of searching for one of the soldiers, he has been classified as a deserter by his military institution even though he has gone missing without a clue.

A Mexican marine participates in a joint patrol with army, ministerial policemen and relatives of young that went missing during the last weekend clashes in Iguala, Guerrero state, Mexico on October 1, 2014. The fate of 43 missing Mexican students remains a mystery days after they vanished amid a police …

Mexican Authorities Rescue Kidnapping Victim South of Texas Border

Mexican authorities in the border state of Tamaulipas had a busy weekend rescuing a kidnapping victim, seizing a tractor-trailer full of stolen fuel, and seizing more than a ton of marijuana throughout the state. Soldiers with the Mexican army were carrying out routine patrols in the port city of Madero in the southern part of Tamaulipas when they came across the kidnapping, information provided to Breitbart Texas by the Tamaulipas government revealed. Tamaulipas is the Mexican state that is immediately south of Texas against the Gulf of Mexico.

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Mexican Army Kills Five Cartel Gunmen Near Texas Border

The Mexican Army has killed five cartel gunmen during a firefight near the Texas border. The shootout took place near the ranching city of San Fernando, along the highway that connects Ciudad Victoria, the state capital, with the border city

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