Jun 20, 2021 - World

At least 15 dead in attacks in Mexican border city, local authorities say

A clash involving gunmen left at least 15 people dead in the Mexican border city of Reynosa Saturday, AP reports.

The big picture: The shooting mobilized the army, the National Guard and the state police among other agencies.

  • The Tamaulipas state agency said in a statement to AP that the attacks began in the early afternoon, and it is not clear whether these were random attacks or targeted.
  • The city's mayor, Maki Esther Ortiz Domínguez, sent a tweet demanding clarification on the specifics of the attack and protection of the area's citizens.
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