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Fri Feb 8, 2013, 02:45 AM

Grenades explode near U.S. Consulate in Nuevo Laredo

Source: Dallas Morning News -- Mexico Bureau

Three grenades exploded Thursday evening in Nuevo Laredo, just feet from the U.S. Consulate office, sources in the Mexican border city said.

No injuries were reported, but the explosions rattled the neighborhood, as locals scurried for cover amid a firefight between what’s believed to be members of the Zetas criminal group and their former allies, the Gulf cartel, which is making a push to reclaim the territory.

The two groups appear to be battling, leaving a trail of killings and burned houses. In recent days, sources said, seven people have been killed — three of them Americans — and five homes torched.

The U.S. Consulate issued an alert, and Mexican soldiers were deployed to guard the building.

Read more: http://www.dallasnews.com/news/local-news/20130207-grenades-explode-near-u.s.-consulate-in-nuevo-laredo.ece

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TexasTowelie Feb 2013 OP
Angry Dragon Feb 2013 #1
TexasTowelie Feb 2013 #2
Berlum Feb 2013 #3
Javaman Feb 2013 #4
dixiegrrrrl Feb 2013 #5

Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 02:50 AM

1. I wonder if mccain, grahram are going to go down there and see why it happened??

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Response to Angry Dragon (Reply #1)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 02:52 AM

2. No doubt that they were wishing that they were in the White House

watching the live video feed provided by the State Department.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Reply #2)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 05:36 AM

3. Drones on the wing ?




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Response to Angry Dragon (Reply #1)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 09:48 AM

4. Naaa, they'll just accuse Kerry of not doing his job. nt

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Response to Angry Dragon (Reply #1)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 04:58 PM

5. Perhaps we can all email McCain and ask him to go investigate.

One way ticket would be nice.

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