Chivis Martinez Borderland Beat
A confrontation broke out between elements of the Mexican Army and members of “Tropa del Infierno”. (The Troop of Hell), the enforcer wing of the Northeast Cartel aka CDN.
The army was on a surveillance patrol on a highway close to the airport in Cd. Victoria, Tamaulipas, in the Los Fresnos neighborhood, when they were attacked by a group of Tropa, who immediately began firing at the elements with heavy weapons.
The Tropa members were wearing cloned uniforms of the Mexican Navy (Marina) and were identified as Tropa del Infierno sicarios.
The clash occurred around 5:30AM.
The army along with the National Guard managed to repel the attack which left 12 Tropa members dead. Images depict the dead in the bed of a pickup and alongside the vehicle. Seized were various vehicles of the organized group, along with weapons.
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