Tijuana News

Early on Saturday morning, the US Consulate warned Americans living close to Tijuana, Mexico, to find shelter because of police activity, barricades, and fires.

Tijuana, Rosarito, Tecate, Ensenada, and Mexicali are the five northern Mexican cities where a minimum of ninety automobiles have been burned down.

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The assaults on the automobiles, which included those outside the Xolos stadium, appeared to be planned and started about 6:45 p.m. local time and ended at 7:15 p.m.

People were advised to stay away from the locations, locate a safe location to go if they can't leave, and keep an eye on news sources for updates.

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At least ten automobiles were burned alive, Tijuana's mayor Montserrat Caballero Ramrez said.

Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda, Baja California governor, posted a message on her social media account announcing that police had taken individuals into custody.

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US consulate in Tijuana

The US consulate in Tijuana advised Americans to stay away from area, find safe refuge, and be alert to their environment as a precaution against violence in Baja, California.

As a result of a military exercise against Jalisco New Generation Cartel leaders, Baja California has joined violent outbreak that has started this week in the states of Guanajuato and Jalisco.

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Caballero denied the possibility of a curfew in the city and asserted that residents could go about their everyday lives in peace.