Skip to comments.Grenade attack at U.S. Consulate in Mexico
Posted on 02/11/2013 4:54:41 PM PST by AuntB
On Thursday, the Dallas News reported:
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 whats 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.
This is the second time in three years, an explosion has rocked the U.S. facility.
In April 2010, someone tossed an explosive device onto the grounds of the U.S. consulate in Nuevo Laredo. The bomb broke windows and caused some minor damage, but no injuries were reported.
Nuevo Laredo is just across the river from Laredo, TX.
In March 2010, U.S. consulate employees in Juarez were murdered in targeted attacks, after leaving a childs birthday party.
In two separate attacks, cartel gunmen murdered two Americans attached to the consulate. Authorities believe that members of the Mexican drug gang known as the Aztecas actually carried out the attacks.
Lesley Enriquez Redelfs, a consulate employee, along with her husband, Arthur Redelfs, a detention officer with the El Paso County Sheriff's Department were gunned down as they were leaving a child's birthday party. The couple was murdered after being chased-down by the hit men. Their baby daughter who was in the backseat survived the assault.
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The consequences of Paper Tigerism...
May I be the first: “What difference does it make?”
wait until the Muslims get a good foothold
Looks like they already have one at 1600 Penn Ave.
It’s beginning to look like the Mexican Nationals are strarting to get serious about that “immigration reform” and “pathway to citizenship” thing.
“...an explosion has rocked the U.S. facility.”
Grenades don’t rock facilities. More jagoff reporting. Bombs, missles, and rockets rock facilities.
“Grenades dont rock facilities. More jagoff reporting. Bombs, missles, and rockets rock facilities.”
I don’t know...afterall it IS Mexico. They’re not big on pride of construction and lots of shacks I’ve seen down there would get rocked with a pop gun.
When will 0bama get serious and shut Youtube down!!!
Thanks AuntB. Hey, if we’d just stop trying to guard the border and let in as much drugs come in as half the population of Mexico could carry, all the violence and shooting would stop, and there’d be less crime. /s
I stand corrected! :-)
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