Video features Valentine's Day grenade attack in Matamoros
Tue, 15 Feb 2011 20:07:12 GMT —
A video showing the aftermath of a fragmentation grenade attack that left nine people wounded in downtown Matamoros has surfaced on YouTube.
The attack happened in the pedestrian precinct off Calle Abasolo between Calles 10 and 11 around 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Mexico's El Universal newspaper reported that nine people, including two girls were wounded in the incident.
One of the girls is reportedly in critical condition.
Authorities have not made any arrests while a motive for the attack or the identity of the intended targeted has not been determined.
The location of the attack is located blocks away from the Mercado Juarez and is one of the city's busiest shopping centers.
Websites such as Blog del Narco featured pictures of blood and the damage left by the grenade.
A person only identified as heroicamilitar posted a video to YouTube early Tuesday morning showing the aftermath of the blast.
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