The Pentagon has approved the transfer of up to $1 billion to build 57 miles of the southern border wall, according to a Defense Department statement released Monday night.
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Both cartel factions used grenades and explosives which left several burned-out vehicles throughout the city and the surrounding areas. Only one body was found by the police; left outside of a local funeral home in a pool of blood. The deceased gunman wore military-style clothing and carried several pieces of tactical gear but is not a Mexican military member.
The fighting in Miguel Aleman comes just days after cartel gunmen left a headless body and a burned-out SUV near that city. In a fight earlier this year, more than 30 cartel gunmen died with most of them incinerated in a two-day span.
Last month, CDN gunmen left a chest with two human heads and a banner threatening the Gulf Cartel and Cartel Jalisco New Generation (CJNG). The CDN gunmen leaked the identity of Bartolo “El Primito” Rodarte Castillo, the leader of a Gulf Cartel faction called “Los Metros.”
This is the faction currently in control of Miguel Aleman.
Note: Data and images were used from reporting by Breitbart Texas which has traveled to the Mexican States of Tamaulipas, Coahuila, and Nuevo León to recruit citizen journalists.