(While the political class postures about nUkraine, we have a war of our own spilling across our Southern Border. Years of Cartel poison and violence claimed more American lives every month than the 9-11 terrorists all under the nose of the Mexican government. Yet not a single smart bomb has dropped on thier heads. It’s time to prioritize – DD)
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Rival drug cartels open fire on each other with .50 cal weapons just miles from Texas border
The Gulf and Northeast cartels were fighting over a popular drug and human smuggling route
(FOX) Members of two rival Mexican drug cartels opened fire on each other just miles from the U.S.-Mexico border, using .50 cal machine guns mounted on trucks to claim dominance over a popular smuggling route.
The footage, provided to Fox by the Texas Department of Public Safety, shows at least four vehicles engaged in a gunfight on a road near Ciudad Miguel Aleman, a Mexican border city directly across the border from Roma, Texas, in the Rio Grande Valley. DPS identified the rival groups as the Gulf Cartel and the Northeast Cartel, adding that at least one cartel had a thermal imaging drone monitoring the carnage from above.
The battle comes as the flow of drugs and human smuggling continues to overwhelm the U.S. border. Officials in border states have pushed for new ways to stem the flow and combat the cartels by providing logistical support.
Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared Mexican drug cartels to be terrorist organizations in September…Read the rest