The Consulate General of the United States They warned on their social networks of the violent incidents that were recorded in the afternoon in Tijuana, Mexicali, Rosarito, Ensenada and Tecate He asked his employees Stay protected until further notice.
The US authorities assert that they are aware of what happened in Tijuana, where at least 19 vehicles were reported to have been burned Private cars, public transport units and merchandise by organized crime.
Now: Mexico, Tijuana, Ensenada…
Burnt out vehicles and barriers…
So pictures today!
During the week there were similar scenes … worse … in Ciudad Juárez, Guanajuato, Jalisco, Michoacán …
Civilians were killed, shops burned…
Mexico Hell! pic.twitter.com/6S496t3nsy
– Carlos Jimenez (@c4jimenez) August 13, 2022
“We are aware of reports of multiple vehicle fires, street closures, and strong police activity in Tijuana, Mexicali, Rosarito, Ensenada and Tecate. US Government employees have been instructed to remain in shelter wherever they are until further notice.
It must be remembered that the siege and burning vehicles It happened almost simultaneously and took place on the main roads of these cities.
No, it’s not Ukraine, it’s here in Tijuana,
Ibrahim squeaks. (@ecuernavaco2) August 13, 2022
Similarly, the US Consulate General highlights actions to be taken in these areas:
- Avoid the area
- Find a safe shelter if you are already in the area
- Hear updates on local media
- Be aware of your surroundings
- Let your friends and family know about your safety
In case you need assistance, the US Consulate provides the following contacts:
United States Embassy and Consulates in Mexico
from Mexico: 2561-8526-55
from the United States: 1-844-528-6611
Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Consular Affairs: 1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444