Nuevo Laredo Colonias Rocked by Violence

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NUEVO LAREDO, MX (KGNS) - A massive shootout on Sunday night turned into a bloodbath in two Nuevo Laredo neighborhoods.

Videos surfaced on social media of a shooting heard by Colonia La Fe around 9:00 pm. A couple of minutes later, more shots were heard by Paseo Colosio.

According to a press release sent out by the State of Tamaulipas, the confrontation was between military and members of several criminal organizations.

The confrontation is about control of certain sectors of the city.

In the end, one soldier was reported to have died in the shootout. Six other military officials were injured in this incident.

Four of the men believed to be part of that criminal organization were also killed.

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