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PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Coahuila — Cartel gunmen ambushed a squad of state police officers in a fierce gun battle before making a clean getaway.
Law enforcement sources revealed to Breitbart Texas that the gun battle took place along the 140-kilometer marking between Piedras Negras, Coahuila, and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, immediately south of the border with Texas. The region has a long history of being used as a drug and human smuggling corridor by Los Zetas cartel.
The article goes on to state the following:
A team of gunmen riding in a pickup attempted to ambush a group of state police officers from the special unit known as Fuerza Coahuila. The police officers resisted the attack and radioed for help. In response, more than 15 police vehicles from Fuerza Coahuila, state investigators, and local police rushed to help their fellow officers under attack.
A second SUV filled with cartel gunmen moved in and helped the first vehicle escape before the police reinforcements arrived. Both vehicles with cartel gunmen managed to make a clean getaway, officials stated. In response to the attack, authorities kicked off a large-scale manhunt throughout the region but were unable to locate the gunmen.
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