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Sunday, August 29, 2021

Matamoros, Tamaulipas: Armed Confrontations Throughout City This Past Tuesday

"Sol Prendido" for Borderland Beat

A patrol vehicle displays bullet impacts

Matamoros records a violent day with shootings in various parts of the city, in which it transpires that they have left a police officer dead

Since 8:00 am on Tuesday, shootings have been registered in different sectors of the city, which have left an unofficial balance of a dead state policeman.

The violent day began on Avenida del Niño to the south when a convoy of state agents ran into alleged criminals.

Later, in Colonia Jardines de San Felipe, another confrontation was reported between elements of the State Police and gunmen.

Minutes later at 8:40 a.m., a persecution was recorded on Avenida Diagonale Cuauhtémoc and Calle 15, where several alleged criminals were arrested.

On Avenida 12 de Marzo, to the west of the city, there was another confrontation that would have left a state policeman deceased.

The authorities have not released an official balance of the clashes.

La Prensa


  1. Another day in the wild wild west, where anything goes.

  2. No law in Mexico. About like Defund police. There ain't real honest police. Can't blame them, low pay, dangerous job, and u better do what the politicians who r the Cartel say.

    1. Da Carlos it's Mexico, why you crying to refund the police,?

    2. Dumb azz I have this spell correct app and it types something else I meant to type defund but typed in refund.

  3. What happened to the peace treaty. I guess it dont apply to the matamoros faction.

    1. Yes whatever happened to Congress letting citizens carry 38s.andand
      Yes whatever happened to reporters and activist having bodyguards.
      Yes whatever happened to the military fighting Cartels.


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