Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Mexican military surrounds Reynosa police station

One hopes that this is a case of the good guys getting the bad guys, but most things near the border are not what they seem at first sight.

REYNOSA - Mexican military have surrounded the Reynosa Municipal Police Station, searching officers, vehicles and weapons.

Witnesses say the military surrounded the police station building around 7 a.m. today. More than 300 police officers across the city are being brought in to be searched, along with personal cars and police-issued weapons.

Officers at the city's precincts across the city are also being searched.

The military is undertaking similar operations today in Nuevo Laredo, Rio Bravo and Matamoros, according to press reports from Monterrey and Mexico City.

Military vehicles and personnel are blocking access to the station.

The raids come after weeks of violence has shocked citizens of the border cities as the Mexican military battles drug cartels.

The latest was three bodies found at the bottom of a canal in Reynosa. Police are investigating a link between drug gangs and those deaths.
Breaking News: Mexican military surrounds Reynosa police station | reynosa, police, military - Brownsville Herald


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