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4 US abducted in Mexico: FBI puts a reward of 50 thousand dollars

4 US abducted in Mexico: FBI puts a reward of 50 thousand dollars

Four Americans crossing the Mexican border were abducted after engaging in a gunfight. The Americans missing since March 3 are still not found. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has offered a reward of $50,000 to those who find the 4 kidnapped US citizens.

“On March 3, four Americans crossed into Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico in a white van with North Carolina license plates,” the FBI’s San Antonio office said in a written statement.

Shortly after crossing into Mexico, unidentified gunmen opened fire on passengers in the vehicle. All four Americans were put in a vehicle and abducted from the scene by gunmen.”

“The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward to anyone who finds and arrests these people,” the statement said. has been told.

The statement did not specify why these people crossed to Mexico.

Speaking to the American media, a US official, who did not want his name to be disclosed, said that these people went to Mexico for medical reasons.


Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said in a statement, “According to the information we have, these people went to Mexico to buy medicine. They clashed with a group and the (Mexican) group detained them. The government is working on the incident.”

US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said they are working with federal agencies and the Mexican government to find American citizens.

4 US abducted in Mexico

Price also stated that the US diplomatic missions in Mexico supported the investigation into the incident.

Every day, large numbers of Americans cross the border areas of the United States into Mexico to procure very expensive drugs in the country, primarily insulin. It is known that in the USA, where hospital and insurance costs are very expensive, citizens cross the border to be treated.

The Mexican state of Tamaulipas, where the city of Matamoros is located, is one of the regions with the highest crime rate. The US State Department has a recommendation not to visit this area.

4 US abducted in Mexico: FBI puts a reward of 50 thousand dollars

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