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#Tamaulipas

From TheJournal.ie Four dead, including three police officers, in Mexican prison shootout Tamaulipas

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mexico captures boss of vicious Zetas drug cartel Zetas Drug Cartel

Mexico captures boss of vicious Zetas drug cartel

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.

From TheJournal.ie Mexico: Leader of powerful Zetas drug cartel killed in shootout - report Mexico

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Mexico prison riot 'may have been cover for breakout' Mexico

Mexico prison riot 'may have been cover for breakout'

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

From TheJournal.ie Prison riot leaves 20 dead in Mexico Mexico

Prison riot leaves 20 dead in Mexico

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

From TheJournal.ie 31 prisoners killed in Mexico prison fight Mexico

31 prisoners killed in Mexico prison fight

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

From TheJournal.ie Mexican police uncover mass graves with 59 bodies near US border Mexico

Mexican police uncover mass graves with 59 bodies near US border

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

From TheJournal.ie Mexico prison governor stabbed to death by inmate Mexico

Mexico prison governor stabbed to death by inmate

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