Gunmen Open Fire on US Consulate in Mexico

No injuries reported in the pre-dawn attack in which grenade failed to explode
By Jess Kilby,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 13, 2008 4:48 AM CDT
Gunmen Open Fire on US Consulate in Mexico
Mexicans line up outside the US Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico, as they wait for a working visa interview. Gunmen attacked the building yesterday.   (AP Photo/Guillermo Arias)

(Newser) – Unidentified gunmen opened fire on a US consulate in Mexico before dawn yesterday and one threw a grenade at the building that failed to explode, reports AP. Nobody was injured in the incident—which occurred in the northern city of Monterrey—and no suspects are yet in custody. Two grenades were also thrown at a public safety office in the western city of Guadalajara yesterday, injuring two civilians.
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