Mexican Troops Draw Guns on American Soldiers at U.S. Border

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Mexican troops drew their guns on American soldiers on U.S. side of border

Mexican troops drew guns on two American soldiers standing on the U.S. side of the border earlier this month, defense officials say.

Military officials from the U.S. Northern Command said that “five to six Mexican military personnel questions two U.S. Army soldier who were conducting border support operations.”

Washingtonexaminer.com reports: The soldiers were in an unmarked Customs and Border Protection vehicle near the southwest border in the vicinity of Clint, Texas.

Officials confirmed that the Mexican troops were armed with what seemed to be assault riffles. They drew their weapons when they saw the two U.S. soldiers and ordered the U.S. troops to return their weapons to a military vehicle. According to officials, the two Americans obliged “in an attempt to de-escalate a potential volatile situation.”

“Throughout the incident, the U.S. soldiers followed all established procedures and protocols,” Northern Command said in a statement.

While the two U.S. troops were on the south side of the security perimeter, officials say that they were still north of the Rio Grande and thus were firmly inside American territory. After the incident, military and Department of Homeland Security officials sent an inquiry to the Mexican government demanding an explanation.

“An inquiry by CBP and DOD revealed that the Mexican military members believed that the US Army soldiers were south of the border,” said Northern Command, referring to Customs and Border Protection and the Department of Defense.

“Though they were south of the border fence, U.S. soldiers remained in U.S. territory, north of the actual border,” the statement said, adding that “after a brief discussion between the soldiers from the two nations, the Mexican military members departed the area.”

2 Comments

  1. The mexican ppl believe that parts of the U.S. and of course so do many mexican soldiers. This escalating situation down their is opening doors too some of the mexican ppl. The Alamo is still in the hearts of the Mexican ppl, so in those mexican soldiers minds they were still in their homeland. , well guess what , your not! Boarders are made for a reason, and once a treaty is made that is the way it should be held up!!! Those mexican soldiers should be arrested for Illegal entry into the united States of America!! Then too hold guns on our soldiers!!> this is going too nasty soon unless we find a way too stop it! Most ppl dont know that the 1st time being caught in mexico, Illegally is 6 months hard labor. 2nd offense is 5 years if i remember right. NOW i ask you this: the mexican ppl expect amnesty too come here illegally, but if we go their and get caught its 6 months hard labor!!! THAT IS COMPLETE BUL L S H I T!!! Hyprocrisy too the max!!! They expect food , water , medical care , homes, etc , here, b ut if i go their i get arrested!!!!! Bull crap! i have this too say too anyone who believes that we should take everyone in:: Nancy Pelosi Rejected illegals onto her personal property, and no2, even Hispanics here say that anyone, Illegal should be arrested, period!!! I have a alternate proposal::: create spaces in the desert with walls , so that illegals can come and cultivate the land for both their personal use, and for the homeless in America. If they truly want too be here then they should not object offering their services here, too help their fellow americans. My ancestors died at the hands of white men, and were marched in the dead of wi nter with little clothing and m ost were women, and some were pregnant!!! YOU LIBERALS want too give food too ILLEGALS!? What about the Native american Indian!!!!? If you fight for those who are ILLEGAL!< then why in the hell arent you fighting for those of us who were severely wronged by White men!!! YOU are hYpocrits!

  2. Apprehend Mexican soldies, armed and in US Territory. Put them in prison for 6 months or longer, as they did to a US Marine

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