Video footage shows intense chase during a gun battle with the Mexican military in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas near the border with Texas on Friday.
Local media outlets reported a convoy from the Mexican Army’s 16th Motorized Cavalry was met with fire approximately at 3am local time by members of the Tropa del Infierno [Inferno Troop], a hit squad tied to the Cártel del Noreste [Northeast Cartel].
The gun battle took place on a road in the Nuevo Laredo neighborhood of Fresnos, a 10-mile drive from the Juárez–Lincoln International Bridge, which connects the United States and Mexico over the Rio Grande.
Army officials did not report any casualties or injuries on their part following the war-like battle. At least three military vehicles were damaged in the attack.
Soldiers recovered 12 assault rifles, including two Barrett .50 caliber sniper rifles and eight AR-15 rifles.
WarLeaks – Military Blog covers events, news, missions & facts from the United States Armed Forces including the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard and more! Furthermore you will find content about military weapons, weapon systems and technology here. All footage on this channel is footage the Ultimate Military Archive has permission to use or consists of derivative works created by the WarLeaks – Military Blog for educational and informational purposes. The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense visual information on the WarLeaks – Military Blog does not imply or constitute Department of Defense endorsement.
►SUBSCRIBE to the WarLeaks – Military Blog for more military videos:bit.ly/Nnic4n
►FOLLOW WARLEAKS on INSTAGRAM atinstagram.com/WARLEAKSOFFICIAL
►FOLLOW WARLEAKS on FACEBOOK atFB.com/WARLEAKER
If you like military content please remember to leave a Like & Comment or even Share the video. It means a lot. Thanks!