Amerikaanse regeringswerkers is aangesê om te skuiling te midde van oplewing in Tijuana-geweld

Mexican law enforcement is investigating a series of vehicle fires and reports of violence in the area. Die skielike uitbreek van oënskynlike brandstigting het amptenare geskrik en vrae oor die motief laat ontstaan.

Die VSA. government has ordered employees to stay sheltered and out of public places as a precaution.

Firefighters work at the scene of a burnt collective transport vehicle after it was set on fire by unidentified individuals in Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexiko, Aug.. 12, 2022.

Firefighters work at the scene of a burnt collective transport vehicle after it was set on fire by unidentified individuals in Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexiko, Aug.. 12, 2022. (Guillermo Arias/AFP via Getty Images)

“Die VSA. Consulate General Tijuana is aware of reports of multiple vehicle fires, roadblocks and heavy police activity in Tijuana, Mexicali, Rosarito, Ensenada and Tecate,” the consulate said. “Amerikaanse. government employees have been instructed to shelter in place until further notice.

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The consulate recommended Amerikaanse. regering werknemers “avoid the area, seek secure shelter if in the area, monitor local media for updates, be aware of surroundings and notify friends and family of [hul] safety.

Armed members of the National Guard drive past the site of a burnt collective transport vehicle after it was set on fire by unidentified individuals in Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexiko, Aug.. 12, 2022.

Armed members of the National Guard drive past the site of a burnt collective transport vehicle after it was set on fire by unidentified individuals in Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexiko, Aug.. 12, 2022. (Guillermo Arias/AFP via Getty Images)

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Mayor Montserrat Caballero Ramírez told the press that at least 10 vehicle fires had been reported and that both police reserves and national guard units were ready to deploy if necessary, volgens NBC 7 San Diego.

People look at a burnt collective transport vehicle after it was set on fire by unidentified individuals in Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexiko, Aug.. 12, 2022.

People look at a burnt collective transport vehicle after it was set on fire by unidentified individuals in Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexiko, Aug.. 12, 2022. (Guillermo Arias/AFP via Getty Images)

Tijuana has long been embroiled in domestic and international investigations of violent crime and drug trafficking.

Vroeër die jaar, Amerikaanse. authorities announced the discovery of a massive tunnel stretching under the U.S.-Mexico border that was likely used to transport drugs undetected.

Die “fully operationaltunnel, meer as 1,700 voete lank, runs from Tijuana to an industrial warehouse in San Diego.

Authorities said it contains asophisticatedstructural system that was likely used to smuggle heroïen, methamphetamine and fentanyl into the U.S.

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