Oct 25, 2011

Drug War: Troops garrison Mexican border town battered by drug war

Fox News Latino: "The Mexican army has stationed an entire battalion in a northern border town abandoned by most of its residents late last year amid a brutal turf war between the Gulf and Los Zetas drug cartels. Soldiers began patrolling the area months ago, but it only Monday that the troops formally moved into the newly constructed base in Ciudad Mier. Ciudad Mier and many other towns in the northeastern state have been found themselves caught in the crossfire after the March 2010 rupture of the alliance between the Gulf cartel and its former armed wing, Los Zetas." read more

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