A confrontation between armed civilians and the National Guard on the highway to Nuevo Laredo left one element dead and another injured, this Friday.
According to the Spokesperson of Tamaulipas The events were recorded at 11:30 a.m. when an attack by armed civilians against members of the National Guard was reported at kilometer 26 of the aforementioned road in the territory of Nuevo Laredo.
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“It is reported the unfortunate death of an element and an injured element that was transferred for medical attention,” indicated the Spokesperson.
He stressed that the authorities took charge of the situation.
The shooting and chase put motorists passing by the scene at risk. Some captured the moments with their cell phones.
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The events caused an intense mobilization of elements from the states of Nuevo León and Tamaulipas who were mobilized to the place, located near the second toll booth Former Highway Guardhouse.
So far, there is no further information about what appears to be an ambush on members of the National Guard by alleged members of organized crime.
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