Friday, May 25, 2012

Car Bomb Explodes near Texas/Mexico Border - Zetas Drug Cartel Attack

Violence like this along the border is getting worse and is already spilling over into the US and Texas. When will the Obama Administration and the Federal Government step up to do more to protect our own border from this escalating violence?

The car bomb article today from the associated press (see below) is yet another example of this escalating violence.

If you live on the border, massive gun battles and explosions can be heard on a nearly daily basis. Here are some articles I have posted about border violence just in the last year. I barely even scratch the surface:

SHOCKING Texas/Mexico Border WARZONE PICTURES and VIDEO: Massive Battle Across Texas Mexico Border - Machine Guns and Explosions - Morning of April 21, 2011

Urgent: Texas Rangers and Federal Agents have Gun Batttle on Texas/Mexico Border

Violent Mexican Drug Cartels Target Texas School Children for Gangs, Drugs and Death

Greg Abbott Tells Obama to PROTECT US NOW after Texas Officer Shot by Mexican Drug Cartel on Border

Texas Law Enforcement Battle 15 Armed Mexicans Crossing Border At Least 1 Mexican National Shot - Election Day Battle 11/8/2011

It is a shame that most of this violence goes unreported in the national media and can only be found in a local newspaper or website....

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials say suspected cartel gunmen have launched a complex attack involving heavy weapons and a car bomb on a police dormitory less than 4 miles (6.5 kilometers) from the U.S. border.

The two officials, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not yet authorized to release the information, said a number of police were wounded in the attack early Thursday morning in Nuevo Laredo in Tamaulipas state. The attack began with men opening fire, then setting off a car bomb in front of the police dorm. The officials did not provide details.

The officials said they believed the Zetas, 1 of Mexico's two most powerful... read rest of story here:

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