Tuesday August 03, 2021

15 killed in attacks in Mexico

Published : 21 Jun 2021, 00:28

  DF News Desk

File Photo Xinhua.

At least 15 people died in armed attacks in the Mexican border city of Reynosa on Saturday, reported Xinhua, quoting local authorities in a statement.

The attacks took place in early Saturday afternoon in different districts of the city, said Tamaulipas state agency in the statement, adding that it remains unclear if the victims were targeted or randomly shot.

Local police said they arrested a person with two female hostages in the trunk of his car, in addition to seizing three vehicles.

Maki Ortiz, mayor of Reynosa, said in a tweet that the attack should be clarified and the citizens be protected.