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Security Alert: Reports of Gunfire in Matamoros
September 29, 2022

Location: Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Event:  U.S. Consulate Matamoros received reports of gunfire occurring in the vicinity of Plaza Fiesta on Calle Sexta in Matamoros. American citizens should avoid the area, seek secure shelter, monitor local media for updates, and notify friends and family of your safety.

Actions to Take: 

·      Be aware of your surroundings.

·      Maintain a high level of vigilance and keep a low profile.

·      Monitor local media for updates and in case of emergency, call 911.

·      Review your personal security plans and follow the instructions of local authorities.


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