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Border violence on the rise

By Hatewatch Staff on February 21, 2006 - 4:45 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

First came an armed standoff between Texas lawmen and drug smugglers disguised as Mexican soldiers. Next, federal officials seized a stockpile of heavy-duty weaponry — assault rifles, hand grenades, and improvised explosive devices — along the Rio Grande. Then a Mexican police reporter was critically wounded after intruders fired more than 60 rounds into the newspaper’s offices.

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