Mexican Cartel Blockades Roads in Monterrey
POSTED: Saturday, August 14, 2010 - 6:01pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, August 17, 2010 - 6:32am
Monterrey, Mexico - According to BBC News, members of a Mexican drug cartel blockaded 13 roads in Monterrey Saturday evening.According to Mexican police, drivers were pulled out of their vehicles and their cars were used to cut off the roads.
Police say the blockade occurred directly after an alleged shootout which killed four, between the Mexican army and members of a drug cartel.
Local media say one of those killed was the man known as "El Sonrics," the alleged leader of one of Mexico's most powerful and violent drug cartels.