Authorities in Nuevo Laredo anounced on March 1, 2012 that the Mexican military and federal police forces were involved in a shootout with armed sicarios in the Nuevo Laredo-Colombia highway in three separate events. The toll was reported to be 13 sicarios killed. In this shooting it is believed a boss of the plaza was among those killed.
Boderland Beat had already reported on this event but we are including the photographs of the aftermath to get a sense of the extent of the violence generated by these three events.
We must caution BB readers that the photographs are extremely graphic and discretion is advised.