Gunmen Open Fire On US Consulate In Mexico

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) - A federal official says assailants
opened fire on the U.S. consulate in the northern Mexican city of
Monterrey.
A spokeswoman for Mexico's Attorney General's office who's not
authorized to give her name says shell casings were found outside
the consulate. But there are no witnesses and no one is in custody.
The spokeswoman had no further details.
Mexican media report that one man opened fire on the consulate
and another man threw a grenade that failed to explode. El
Universal newspaper, citing a U.S. Embassy statement, reports the
attack happened before dawn Sunday.
Embassy officials could not be reached for comment early Monday.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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