Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas – This morning, the military killed seven gunmen, alleged members of the Northeast Cartel (CDN), in a new day of violence in Nuevo Laredo after chases and shootouts in different parts of the city located at the border with the US.
The events took place in a sector of the Nuevo Laredo-Monterrey highway.
The area was cordoned off by soldiers, who secured four vehicles and weapons.
Politician Carmen Lilia Canturosas announced at around 6:00 a.m. through her Facebook account that she had reports of risky situations in different parts of the city.
A few minutes ago I was reported about SDR in different parts of the city.
The situation is now under control from security authorities.
However, take precautions and stay alert to avoid incidents; we will keep reporting.
Any situation I follow on my social networksCarmen Lilia Canturosas, Nuevo Laredo Municipal President
He assured that, at that time, the situation was under control but asked the population to take precautions and remain alert.
Last week, Nuevo Laredo experienced extreme violence when one of the CDN’s (A/N Cartel Del Noreste) criminal leaders were arrested, unleashing a wave of confrontations, blockades, and the burning of vehicles.