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Six dead and 11 injured , the product of two confrontations between presumed sicarios and elements of State Forces in Tamaulipas. According to information supplied by the Group for Coordination , said one of the victims was a State Policeman , also two of the injured. The most recent gun battle occurred this past Wednesday 21st January in the town of Los Guerra de Miguel Aleman.
Police who were traveling on a operation were attacked by armed civilians at approximately 3.45 pm at the intersection of calle Industry of street construction , with El Nogalito in the Colonia Infoanvit Industrial.
State Policeman Jorge Armando Romero Rodriguez , lost his life in the attack and another two of his colleagues were injured but not life threatening. Also injured were three presumed members of a delinquent group, who were identified as Jose Cordero Ramirez, 19 years of age , originally from Reynosa , also two brothers Jose Luis and Ulises Villeda Cruz, 25 and 30 years of age respectively , and originally from Guadalupe , Nuevo Leon.
Ulises Villeda died in hospital in Reynosa , where he was taken to receive medical attention with his brother. Elements of Tamaulipas Forces of SEDENA, confiscated at the scene two rifles, eighteen empty magazines, and a bucket with metal tire piercing spikes, their vehicle was a Camioneta Pick up GMC Yukon colored white .
A few days after, this past 20th of January, in the Gonzalez Municipality, a convoy of four vehicles from Tamaulipas Forces, were attacked by a group of fourteen presumed criminals. The State agents repelled the attack, the gun battle left four presumed hit men dead and seven injured, including two State Police agents. Five of the attackers were detained.
This confrontation was registered approximately 07:40 am at the junction of Libramiento Gonzalez, when the Police were moving between Station Manuel and the head of the Municipality Gonzalez.
In both cases elements of SEDENA and the Federal Police helped agents of the Tamaulipas Force informed the Group for Coordination.
Original article in Spanish at Proceso
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Gun battles leave 6 dead and 11 injured in Tamaulipas
Translated for Borderland Beat from a Proceso article by Otis B Fly-Wheel