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Shootouts in Mexico Border City Kill 11, Including Bystander

Two highway shootouts between soldiers and suspected drug gang members in a northern border city resulted in 11 dead Saturday, including a bystander caught in the crossfire, Mexican authorities reported. The violence in Nuevo Laredo, across from Laredo, Texas, prompted the temporary closure of the highway, which is a major artery for travel and commerce between the United States and Mexico. The Tamaulipas state government said in a statement that the armed confrontations began early...

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