Outsiders are getting their first glimpses into the damage following an early Sunday morning battle south of the border in Valle Hermoso.
Pictures and videos of the damage started circulating on narco blogs, YouTube and social media networks on Sunday night.
Mexican authorities have not released any information about what happened.
Valle Hermoso residents are reporting that rival drug trafficking organizations battled in the streets for hours early Sunday morning.
Several businesses and homes were burned in the downtown area while several burned out and bullet-riddled cars were left along roadways.
Residents also reported Mexican Navy helicopters and marines were deployed to the area but it’s not clear if arrests or seizures were made.
balazera VALLE HERMOSO 29/01/2011 dia tragico.....by jr13pk06
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Photo: Blog del Narco