A los trabajadores del gobierno de EE. UU. se les dice que se refugien en el lugar en medio del aumento de la violencia en Tijuana

Mexican law enforcement is investigating a series of vehicle fires and reports of violence in the area. El repentino estallido de un aparente incendio ha asustado a los funcionarios y planteado dudas sobre el motivo..

Los Estados Unidos. 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, México, ago. 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, México, ago. 12, 2022. (Guillermo Arias/AFP via Getty Images)

“Los Estados Unidos. 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. “NOSOTROS. government employees have been instructed to shelter in place until further notice.

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The consulate recommended NOSOTROS. Gobierno empleados “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 [su] la seguridad.”

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, México, ago. 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, México, ago. 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, according to 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, México, ago. 12, 2022.

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

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

A principios de este año, NOSOTROS. authorities announced the discovery of a massive tunnel stretching under the U.S.-Mexico border that was likely used to transport drugs undetected.

los “fully operationaltunnel, más que 1,700 feet long, runs from Tijuana to an industrial warehouse in San Diego.

Authorities said it contains a “sofisticado” structural system that was likely used to smuggle heroína, methamphetamine and fentanyl into the U.S.

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