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At least nine U.S. citizens, including children, have been killed by a Mexican drug cartel, after an ambush on the road.
President Trump on Tuesday, offered U.S. help, as he called them, to Mexico, to “war” against the country’s murderous drug-cartel “Monster” in response to the killing of several Americans.
“If Mexico needs or desires at the time of cleaning to help these monsters, the US stands ready, willing and able to engage and work quickly and effectively,” Trump tweeted. “The new President of Mexico has been a big Problem, but the cartels have large and powerful that it can defeat is sometimes necessary, an army, an army!”
US CITIZENS ARE KILLED, KIDNAPPED, IN A CARTEL SHOOT IN MEXICO
At least six children and three women living in a community of U.S. citizens in Mexico gunned down, after their convoy came under fire during a daylight ambush on Monday. Six children were found alive, five of which were in a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. A child is not yet available, and the authorities are searching the mountainous area on the Sonora-Chihuahua border for the child.
Those members of the LeBaron family, a well-known American Clans have been attacked, who has lived in the community in the Northern part of the country for decades, according to The New York Times. The attack targeted the citizens, the established living in a community as part of an offshoot of The Church of Jesus Christ of latter-day saints.
“This is the time, the tweeted for Mexico, with the help of the United States to a WAR against the drug cartels and wipe off the face of the earth” Trump. “We just have to wait for a call from your great new President!”
Trump has repeated concerns about the levels of gang violence and crime associated with drugs in Mexico, especially if it is the securing the U.S.-Mexico border. The two countries to intensify cooperation, to expect over the summer with asylum seekers, will return to Mexico to hearings, while Mexico also reinforced its troop presence on its Northern and southern borders.
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Early reports of the tragedy revealed to have been a case of mistaken identity, but recent history also raises the possibility of the LeBaron family, was the intended target: just a decade ago, two members of the family, in contrast to the local drug trafficking groups have been kidnapped and murdered, according to the New York Times could be.
Mexico’s Federal Department of security and civil protection, said the security forces were reinforced troops with the national guard, the army and the state police in the area, “the reports about the disappearance and aggression against several persons.” The troops were on the search for the missing members of the community, probably 11 children or more.
Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, whose father was born in a Mormon settlement in Mexico, extended his condolences to the victims and urged to engage the United States.
“Our prayers have suffered with their families, which is such an unspeakable tragedy. The US must pull together with the Mexican officials to be accountable to, the people responsible for this senseless violence,” he tweeted.
Fox News’ Danielle Wallace and The Associated Press contributed to this report.