By Chris Covert
Six Mexican Army soldiers were hurt in a traffic accident and another grenade attack was made, this time against Mexican military personnel in Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas Wednesday, according to Mexican news accounts.
The new grenade attack is another in a series of attacks that have taken place in Tamaulipas' capital city since last week. Reports are unclear who the target was in the Wednesday grenade attack. Reports say that the attack, which took place at 1100 hrs was near the bus station, no one was hurt and no damage was reported.
The traffic accident involved six soldiers who were hurt when a Sand Cat armored peronnel carrier overturned on Avenida Juan B. Tijerina at around 1000 hrs. The mishap closed the area for three hours.
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The security detail for Tamaulipas governor Egidio Torre Cantu was reportedly on high alert before the enstest attacks. Ten schools were also let out mid morning because of the shootings.
The latest reports on the car bomb near Expreso newspaper offices in Zona Contro Monday was that it was a grenade attack.
Last week four unidentified individuals were killed in a series of grenade and small arms attacks in Ciudad Victoria, including grenade attacks at a Nissan dealership, a police academy building and shootings in two other incidents.
A week before the March 14 attacks, four unidentified individuals were found dead along the road to San Luis Potosi.
Chris Covert writes Mexican Drug War and national political news for Rantburg.com