Gunfights Rocks on Mexican city of Reynosa on US border: We are here to provide you the latest news about Gunfights Rocks Mexican city of Reynosa on US border. Residents of a Mexican border town were told by police to stay off main roads after gunfights and burning vehicles blocked streets. A drug gang leader, ‘El Gafe’ had earlier been arrested. El Gafe the leader of the Gulf Cartel had been arrested on Friday and taken to the capital, Mexico City. Activity in parts of Reynosa, a city across the Rio Grande from McAllen, Texas, ground to a halt on Friday afternoon after vehicles were torched and shooting began, authorities said. Earlier in the day, federal police and marines captured “El Gafe,” a leader of the Gulf Cartel, said a spokesman for police in Reynosa, a city of more than 6,10,000 people in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas.
Gunfights Rocks Mexican City on US Border
Reynosa has been one of the most violent cities in Mexico and the site of turf wars between two rival drug gangs – the Gulf Cartel and the Zetas – over the last year. They have been fighting for control of the border smuggling routes and and crime rackets into the United States. More than 100,000 people have died in gang-related violence in Mexico over the past eight years.
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