Mexican Military on Border

WATCH: Mexican Military Rains Gunfire on Cartel Convoy near Border

The border city of Reynosa continues to be the scene of fierce gun battles where convoys of cartel gunmen continue to spray gunfire at each other, police, and military forces. The battles continue without any regard for innocent bystanders. The fighting is tied to two rival factions of the Gulf Cartel who continue to battle for territorial control.

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Mexican Military Helicopter Kills Mother and Children near Texas Border

Mexican officials confirmed that an infantryman in a Mexican Navy helicopter operating near the Texas border shot and killed three members of a family caught in the crossfire of a fierce cartel gun battle. A woman and two children died from their wounds while the man survived. The battle occurred in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, immediately across the U.S.-Mexico border from Laredo, Texas.

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