2 car bombs explode in northeastern Mexico

11:08, August 28, 2010      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 


Police patrol at the site of a car bomb explosion near the local office of Televisa TV network in the Tamaulipas state capital of Ciudad Victoria in northeastern Mexico Aug. 27, 2010. Two car bombs exploded in Ciudad Victoria on Friday morning, one near the local office of Televisa TV network, and the other near the city's traffic department. Both explosions caused no casualties, and the incident is under investigation. (Xinhua)



Two car bombs exploded on Friday at the same time in different places of Ciudad Victoria, capital of Tamaulipas state in northeast of Mexico with no injuries.

One of the bombs blasted early Friday morning outside the building of Mexican TV channel Televisa in the south of Ciudad Victoria, while the other explosion occurred near the facilities of the Municipal Transit Direction.

During the broadcasting of Televisa's news program "Primero Noticias" its conductor Carlos Loret said that the bomb in Televisa building in Ciudad Victoria only caused material damages.

"There are material damages outside. Inside we do not know, because the militaries and federal policemen cordoned off the zone and do not allow the pass," Loret said.

Minutes later, another bomb exploded, some 2 kilometers away from the first, also causing only material damages.

On Aug. 15 a grenade was thrown to the roof of Televisa offices in Matamoros, in Tamaulipas state, also causing only material damages. The same day in the offices of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon another grenade exploded in front of Televisa's office.

In July 30 another bomb blast took place in Televisa's offices in Nuevo Laerdo, causing only material damages.

Tamaulipas is the scene of the fight between the Golfo drug cartel and Los Zetas criminal organization.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:张茜)

  • Do you have anything to say?
  • Players of Iran throw up their coach Velasco Julio during the awarding ceremony at the 16th Asian Men's Volleyball Championship in Tehran, capital of Iran, Sept. 29, 2011. Iran won the champion after beating China 3-1 in the final on Thursday. (Xinhua/Ahmad Halabisaz)

  • Greek artists burn copies of emergency tax notices during a protest against austerity measures in Athens, Greece, on Sept. 29, 2011. The Greek government is facing a new wave of protests as it introduces new austerity measures to obtain the sixth tranche of aids necessary to overcome the acute debt crisis.(Xinhua/Marios Lolos)
  • A winner of the 36th Miss Bikini International 2011 poses for a photo at the Olympic Sailing Center in Qingdao, a coastal city of east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 29, 2011. (Xinhua/Chen Jianli)
  • Staff members are in position at Beijing Aerospace Control Center in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 29, 2011. Commander-in-chief of China's manned space program Chang Wanquan announced Thursday night that the launch of Tiangong-1 space lab module was successful. (Xinhua/Rao Aimin)
  • Champion of Miss Bikini from Poland receives trophy at the final of the 36th Miss Bikini International World Competition in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 28, 2011. (Xinhua Photo)

  • Photo taken on Sept. 28, 2011 shows autumn scenery of populus euphratica forests in Ejina Banner, north China's Inner Mongolia. The populus euphratica forests here, with an area of 390,000 mu, or 26,000 hectares, is one of the world's most famous populus euphratica forests. The golden leaves and sunshines here in autumn is able to attract more than 100,000 person-times annually. (Xinhua/Zhao Tingting)
http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90783/91321/7120777.pdf