Skip to comments.Matamoros mayor advises public to stay inside amid 2 days of firefights
Posted on 11/05/2013 2:00:15 PM PST by SwinneySwitch
The city of Matamoros is under a virtual state of siege following two days of shootouts blockades and panic related to yet another ongoing struggle within the Gulf Cartel.
The shootouts began early Sunday morning and spread throughout the day leaving at least 13 gunmen dead, which state officials confirmed, however that figure appears to be relatively low because of the intensity of the shootouts.
On Monday afternoon, Mayor Leticia Salazar issued a statement warning the public to stay indoors because of the expected outburst of violence.
At this point based on the information provided by federal authorities we are inclined to advise the public that violent incidents could spark throughout the city, Salazar said in a prepared statement. Therefore we ask the public that if you are not facing any situation that forces you to leave your home to please stay indoors to avoid any situation of risk.
“Matamoros” means “muslim-killers” in Spanish.
They need the Magnificent Seven.
Coming soon to the Magnificent Mile.
Wow. Matamoros is right next to South Padre.
Sounds like a great place for gunslinger tourism.
We used to go to South Padre several times a year and walk across the bridge to Mexico, spend most of the day going to the new market and the old market and then back to South Padre. Even walked back from the new market to the bridge crossing on occasion.
On our last trip, eight years ago, noticed that the entire bridge was lined with beggars, not as much merchandise was available and we felt some uneasy by the stares of the men so decided we wouldn’t go back. Really too bad - it was a fun place to go and South Padre Island was a great place to take the family.
Supporters of Illegal Alien Amnesty plan to bring this violence to your neighborhood
going to mexico is just plain stupid, especially the border towns
another gun control heaven