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Mexican marines seized rifles, uniforms and ammo from the gangster army Zetas.

Soldiers escort five alleged members of the Zetas drug gang during their presentation to the press in Mexico City. Uniforms, ammunition and more than 200 weapons were seized after arresting the men at a Navy checkpoint, near Villa Union, in Mexico's Coahuila state Photo Credit to Alexandre Meneghini Associated Press

Mexican soldiers seized 200 automatic rifles, nearly 600 camouflage uniforms and 30,000 bullets from the gangster army known as the Zetas. The raid occurred  a few dozen miles from the South Texas border, the military spokesman said Thursday.

The guns and uniforms were captured Wednesday in the ranchlands near the village of Villa Union, just south of the Texas city of Eagle Pass. Soldiers of the Navy (Marines) had stopped a truck with some of the guns at a roadblock.

The men arrested there led troops to the ranch where the rest of the equipment was found, Admiral Jose Luis Vergara said to the media.

The hardware presumably was “used for the training of the Zetas in that area.”  The seizure was the mexican  marines’ second this week in Coahuila state, which borders Texas from Big Bend to just upriver from Laredo. On Monday they captured…READ MORE HERE.