Shootout in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas

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 A shootout has been reported today, March 1, in Nuevo Laredo streets. The Mexican Army advices carriers operating in Nuevo Laredo to stay inside yards to prevent getting trapped in the middle of shootouts. Carriers are also urged to avoid traveling along the Mexico Federal Highway 2. Supposedly, criminals have been throwing sharp metallic objects and nails in the middle of the streets in order to blowout the tires of 18-wheeler trucks. FreightWatch will continue to provide updates about high-risk areas in Nuevo Laredo. UPDATE: March 1, 3:20 pm CT. The following roads/highways in Nuevo Laredo are clear now: Km 26 to Airport Road; Mexico Federal Highway 2 (yard area); and Airport Road to International Bridge III. 

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 12:00