Two inmates killed in Mexican prison riot, 13 injured

Two inmates were killed and 13 injured during a prison riot in northern Mexico, the government of the state of Nuevo Leon said on Tuesday.

Mar 29, 2017, 13:42 PM IST

Mexican police kill eight gunmen in shootout

San Fernando is known as the municipality where 72 migrants, most from Central America, were slaughtered by the Zetas drug cartel in August 2010.

Jun 14, 2016, 14:25 PM IST
Mexican authorities rescue kidnapped football star Alan Pulido

Mexican authorities rescue kidnapped football star Alan Pulido

In the most recent season, he scored five times in eight appearances with Olympiacos.

May 30, 2016, 12:57 PM IST

2 die in Mexico crash, car's air bag replaced with cocaine

Police in northern Mexico say two people have died in the crash of a car whose air bag had been replaced with bricks of cocaine.

Sep 30, 2015, 01:55 AM IST

Mexican military kills 19, suffers no casualties

Mexican authorities say 19 suspects died in three nearly simultaneous confrontations just across the border from Texas.

Oct 23, 2014, 01:22 AM IST

Mexico police, military kill 19 suspected criminals

Security forces killed 19 people described as suspected drug criminals in three separate clashes in Mexico`s troubled Tamaulipas state, one of the regions hardest hit by violence, officials said Wednesday.

Oct 22, 2014, 21:01 PM IST

Mexico probes suspected kidnaping, murder of activist

Mexican authorities are investigating the suspected kidnaping and murder of an organised crime watchdog activist who ran a Website that alerted inhabitants of the state of Tamaulipas of public safety risks.

Oct 19, 2014, 06:26 AM IST

Seven killed in Mexico shootouts

Seven people were killed in two separate shootouts between Mexican marines and gunmen in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, authorities said.

Apr 25, 2014, 10:44 AM IST

Nine bodies found hanging from bridge in Mexico

The bodies of nine men were found hanging from a bridge Friday in Nuevo Laredo, officials said.

Sep 15, 2012, 13:02 PM IST

Police detain 20 in deadly Mexico prison riot

No prison officials had been dismissed so far over the fight in which one cell block invaded another.

Jan 06, 2012, 13:08 PM IST

Prison fight in northern Mexico kills 31 inmates

Clashes between prisoners wielding knives and homemade weapons were controlled several hours later in Altamira, Tamaulipas.

Jan 05, 2012, 15:54 PM IST

Mexico charges 73 in Tamaulipas mass grave deaths

Mass graves are a common method used by Mexican drug cartels to bury victims.

Jun 02, 2011, 08:55 AM IST