War broke out in the streets of Nuevo Laredo as rival cartel factions clashed in their ongoing struggle for power. During the fighting, members of the Los Zetas cartel ambushed the Mexican military. Unofficial information points to dozens of victims being shot.

Information released by the Tamaulipas government points to four gunmen and one soldier dying in addition to six other soldiers being injured in the clash.




In addition to the military injuries, sources point to multiple gunmen being shot during the clashes between the two rival cartels.