BREAKING: Major shoot-out with Mexican cartel near U.S. border leaves 14 dead [VIDEOS, PHOTOS]

DECEMBER 1, 2019

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MEXICO CITY – Mexican security forces fought an hour-long gun gunbattle Saturday with suspected cartel gunmen in Villa Union, a town in Coahuila state about an hour’s drive southwest of Eagle Pass, Texas, leaving at least 14 people dead, officials said.

Coahuila state Gov. Miguel Angel Riquelme told local media four of the dead were police officers killed in the initial confrontation, and that several municipal workers were missing. He said armed group attacked local government offices, prompting state and federal forces to intervene.

The article goes on to state the following:

The other 10 fatalities were alleged members of the Cartel of the Northeast, which the governor said had stormed the town of 3,000 residents in a convoy of trucks, sparking a response by security forces.

Multiple videos and photos of the fierce shootout were posted on social media Saturday night.

The murder rate in Mexico has climbed to historic levels. “There have been 29,414 homicides so far in 2019, compared to 28,869 in the same period of 2018,” the article says.



Below are the four Mexican police officers killed in the battle:

Translation: “This was the presidency of Villa Unión, Coahuila after the narco-terrorist attack of the Northeast Cartel #CDN That left 10 gunmen killed and 4 state police officers fallen in the line of duty. #FuchiGuácala.”

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