Sunday, April 20, 2014
Mexican Army counterambush: 1 dead
A news released published on the website of Tamaulipas said that the encounter took place at about 1600 hrs in Mier municipality. The site of the incident was said to be near the water pumps of the Comision Municipal de Agua Potable near a break called Las Crucitas.
The armed suspect killed at the scene was said to be in his 20s. Two other suspects were detained at the scene as well, along with six rifles, 1,172 rounds of ammunition, 45weapons magazines and tactical gear.
In the same report, a Mexican Army unit was dispatched to Las Torres colony in Reynosa municipality based on a citizen's complaint, where soldiers seized four rifles, 840 rounds of ammunition, 29 weapons magazines and one vehicle.
The report did not mention the date or time of the incident.
Chris Covert writes Mexican Drug War and national political news for Rantburg.com and BorderlandBeat.com. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org