•   
  •   

World Trump calls for 'war' against Mexican drug cartel 'monsters' after Americans murdered in shootout

17:56  05 november  2019
17:56  05 november  2019 Source:   foxnews.com

Mexican town turned to war zone fears new era of narco violence

  Mexican town turned to war zone fears new era of narco violence There is no telling when the narco violence that terrorized the Mexican city last week could return. People in Culiacan are used to living alongside drug traffickers. It is, after all, the state capital of Sinaloa, home to the powerful drug cartel of the same name and its jailed kingpin, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

President Trump on Tuesday offered U.S. assistance as he called on Mexico to “wage war ” against the country's murderous drug cartel “ monsters ” in response to the brutal killing of multiple Americans a day earlier. Us citizens killed, kidnapped in cartel shooting in mexico .

President Donald Trump offered Tuesday to help Mexico hunt the killers of nine Mormon women and children shot dead in a lawless border area - and said the United States stood ready to back its southern neighbor in a "war" on the drug cartels . Gunmen ambushed the members of the LeBaron

Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie© Provided by Fox News Network LLC

President Trump on Tuesday offered U.S. assistance as he called on Mexico to “wage war” against the country's murderous drug cartel “monsters” in response to the killing of multiple Americans in a shootout.

“If Mexico needs or requests help in cleaning out these monsters, the United States stands ready, willing & able to get involved and do the job quickly and effectively,” Trump tweeted. “The great new President of Mexico has made this a big issue, but the cartels have become so large and powerful that you sometimes need an army to defeat an army!”

a group of people posing for the camera: At least nine American citizens including children have been killed by a Mexican drug cartel after being ambushed on the road.© FoxNews.com At least nine American citizens including children have been killed by a Mexican drug cartel after being ambushed on the road. At least six children and three women living in a community of U.S. citizens in Mexico were gunned down, and several others were reportedly kidnapped after their convoy came under fire during a daylight ambush Monday.

US apprehensions at Mexican border up 88 percent this year: CBP

  US apprehensions at Mexican border up 88 percent this year: CBP Apprehension numbers have dropped recently, however, falling to 52,000 in September, the lowest monthly total for 2019.The number of apprehensions and rejections at the border for this fiscal year represent an 11-year high. However, after peaking in May at 144,255, the monthly totals have dropped. In September, 52,000 people were apprehended or rejected at the border, a low for the year.

Trump calls for ' war ' against Mexican drug cartel ' monsters ' after Americans murdered President Trump on Tuesday offered U.S. assistance as he called on

President Trump offered American assistance as he called on Mexico to “wage war ” against the country's murderous drug cartel “ monsters ”. More info

Those attacked were members of the LeBaron family, a well-known American clan who has lived in the community in the northern part of the country for decades, according to The New York Times. The attack targeted citizens who live in a community founded as part of an offshoot of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

"This is the time for Mexico, with the help of the United States, to wage WAR on the drug cartels and wipe them off the face of the earth," Trump tweeted. "We merely await a call from your great new president!"

Turmp has repeatedly raised concerns about levels of gang violence and drug-related crime in Mexico, particularly as it relates to securing the U.S.-Mexico border. The two countries have stepped up cooperation on that front over the summer, with asylum seekers being returned to Mexico to await hearings, while Mexico has also increased its troop presence on both its northern and southern borders.

Nine U.S. Citizens Killed in Highway Attack in Mexico

  Nine U.S. Citizens Killed in Highway Attack in Mexico Gunmen in Mexico ambushed three SUVs carrying U.S. citizens, killing three women and six children, leading President Trump to call for a war on Mexican drug cartels and pressuring Mexico to counter rising violence.The victims, from a Mormon community in northwestern Mexico, were traveling between two family compounds to plan a wedding when they were attacked on Monday by gunmen in broad daylight less than 100 miles from the U.S. border, Mexican officials said.

Trump calls for ' War ' against mexican drug cartel ' Monsters ' after americans murdered in shootout . Just American citizens in Mexico , there's thousands affected by this." Gingrich: deaths of americans in mexican cartel shootout are a

President Donald Trump has called on Mexico to "wage war " against Mexican drug cartel " monsters " after several American citizens were killed On Tuesday, President Trump offered U.S. assistance to Mexico to take down the country's murderous criminal gangs after nine Americans

Early reports indicated the tragedy could have been a case of mistaken identity, but recent history also raises the possibility the LeBaron family was the intended target: only a decade ago, two members of the family opposed to local drug trafficking groups were kidnapped and murdered, according to the New York Times.

Mexico's federal Department of Security and Citizens' Protection said security forces were reinforced with National Guard, army and state police troops in the area following "the reports about disappearance and aggression against several people." The troops were searching for the missing community members, believed to include 11 children or more.

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, whose own father was born in a Mormon settlement in Mexico, also extended his condolences for the victims and called for the U.S. to get involved.

“Our prayers are with their families who have suffered such an unspeakable tragedy. The U.S. must work with Mexican officials to hold accountable those responsible for this senseless violence,” he tweeted.

Fox News’ Danielle Wallace and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Hero boy, 13, reveals how Mexican cartel spared his life after Mormon massacre that killed his mom and eight other family members and describes his fear walking 13 miles for help to save his surviving siblings .
Devin Langford, 13, was in a car with his mother and siblings when the gunmen sprayed bullets on his family in the Mexican state of Sonora last week. Nine people died in the massacre, which FBI sources say was a 'targeted assassination' but for which no motive has yet been given. Police continue to investigate why the family, which had been living in a self-contained religious community for years, became the drug gang's victims. Among those killed was his mother, Dawna, and two of his siblings. The others - including his baby brother - were injured.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 1
This is interesting!