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Shootout in Matamoros Forces Mexican Police to Put Up Blockades

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Posted: Jan 31, 2012 3:27 PM

Updated: Jan 31, 2012 4:01 PM

MATAMOROS, MEXICO - There are reports of a shootout in the streets of Matamoros on Tuesday afternoon.

It started around 3 p.m. in a heavily populated area around the HEB and Wal-Mart by Pedro Cardenas and Avenida Manuel Cavazos Lerma. The shootings are between the Mexican military and the cartels.

Matamoros police have put up blockades and are warning the public to stay away from the area. We have no reports of any deaths or injuries from the shootout.

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