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# tamaulipas - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Four dead, including three police officers, in Mexican prison shootout
# Tamaulipas
# Tamaulipas

Four dead, including three police officers, in Mexican prison shootout

Jun 7th 2017, 10:33 AM 6,716 Views 3 Comments

The hours-long gun battle broke out due to a conflict between prisoner factions.

# tamaulipas - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Mexico captures boss of vicious Zetas drug cartel
# Zetas Drug Cartel
# Zetas Drug Cartel

Mexico captures boss of vicious Zetas drug cartel

Jul 16th 2013, 9:02 AM 8,434 Views 31 Comments

Miguel Angel Trevino has been described as a brutal killer who liked to “stew” his enemies by plunging them in containers of oil and fuel that he would then set alight.

# tamaulipas - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Mexico: Leader of powerful Zetas drug cartel killed in shootout - report
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico: Leader of powerful Zetas drug cartel killed in shootout - report

Oct 9th 2012, 8:17 AM 5,026 Views 13 Comments

Officials believe the man killed in a shootout near the US border is that of Heriberto Lazcano or ‘El Lazca’ who is one of the most wanted men in the country.

# tamaulipas - Monday 20 February, 2012

Mexico prison riot 'may have been cover for breakout'
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico prison riot 'may have been cover for breakout'

Feb 20th 2012, 8:55 AM 1,621 Views 1 Comment

Security officials believe a riot which killed 44 prisoners at the Apodaca prison may have been staged to cover a breakout.

# tamaulipas - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Prison riot leaves 20 dead in Mexico
# Mexico
# Mexico

Prison riot leaves 20 dead in Mexico

Feb 19th 2012, 4:49 PM 2,384 Views 2 Comments

A group of inmates in one cell block started to riot and took one of the guards hostage according to reports.

# tamaulipas - Thursday 5 January, 2012

31 prisoners killed in Mexico prison fight
# Mexico
# Mexico

31 prisoners killed in Mexico prison fight

Jan 5th 2012, 8:16 AM 1,554 Views 0 Comments

Thirteen other prisoners were wounded when prisoners attacked each other with knives, clubs and stones at the Altamira facility.

# tamaulipas - Thursday 7 April, 2011

Mexican police uncover mass graves with 59 bodies near US border
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexican police uncover mass graves with 59 bodies near US border

Apr 7th 2011, 11:07 AM 495 Views 0 Comments

The discovery was made while police were searching for abducted bus passengers in a violent northern state bordering Texas.

# tamaulipas - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

Mexico prison governor stabbed to death by inmate
# Mexico
# Mexico

Mexico prison governor stabbed to death by inmate

Mar 15th 2011, 11:57 AM 531 Views 0 Comments

Female warden killed on duty at prison in Mexican city known for drug cartel turf wars.