Posted: Wednesday, May 3, 2023. 8:51 am CST.
By Zoila Palma Gonzalez: On Tuesday, feuding Mexican cartels blocked roads near Matamoros, across from Brownsville, Texas.
According to the Associated Press, gunmen forced students off a bus and used it as a blockade.
In addition, armed men carjacked vehicles around the city and parked them across roadways.
The Mexican army deployed 700 troops and 2 helicopters to the area.
Law enforcement authorities say that the blockades were caused by 2 rival cartels, the Gulf and Jalisco cartel.
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