A Mexican Standoff in America – Headlines You May Have Missed – April 23rd 2019

What happened on the wrong side of Mexico with US/Mexican Troops?  That’s our top story on today’s Headlines You May Have Missed.




US Soldiers Detained By Mexican Troops on US Soil

In what could be as innocent as an honest mistake or the fruit of testy nerves, Mexican soldiers detained and unarmed US Soldiers believing they were on Mexican soil.  The story comes from CNN: Two US soldiers were questioned by Mexican troops earlier this month while conducting a surveillance operation on the US side of the southern border, two US defense officials tell CNN.

“On April 13, 2019, at approximately 2 p.m. CDT, five to six Mexican military personnel questioned two U.S. Army soldiers who were conducting border support operations in an unmarked (Customs and Border Protection) vehicle near the southwest border in the vicinity of Clint, Texas,” US Northern Command told CNN in a statement.
“The US soldiers were appropriately in US territory” during the encounter, the statement added.
During the incident, the Mexican soldiers pointed their weapons at the US troops, removing a soldier’s sidearm and returning it to the unmarked US vehicle, the officials said. | Get the Full Story


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