Translated by Otis B Fly-Wheel for Borderland Beat from a Proceso article
[ Subject Matter: Tamaulipas, Mexican Army
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Reporter: Proceso Redaction and Victor Hugo Valdivia
Six alleged criminals were killed this Saturday during a confrontation between the Military and armed civilians in the Town of Matamoros, Tamaulipas.
The Group for Coordination for Tamaulipas, informed that elements of SEDENA, carried out patrols, when they came across members of a criminal group that operate in this location.
The State said that the elements repelled the attack, the Military killed six of the alleged criminals, though at this point they have not been identified.
"When we arrived at the point known as Breach 18 and Ranch El Alto, personnel of SEDENA came across some armed civilians that were deployed in two vehicles, a Chevrolet Surburban model 2001 and a Ford Expedition model 2002".
The event occurred about 06:00 in the morning of this Saturday near vacant land of Vanguardia, Town of Matamoros, where the Army confiscated two vehicles, five rifles and magazines.
Original article in Spanish at Proceso