Four Americans were kidnapped from a minivan in the border town of Matamoros, Mexico, according to the FBI. The victims were reportedly in the area for medical procedures and were targeted by mistake. The incident has sparked concerns about the safety of U.S. citizens traveling to Mexico.
The victims were reported missing by their families and the FBI on Wednesday. According to CNN, the Americans were traveling in a rented minivan when they were abducted by gunmen who appeared to be targeting another vehicle.
Search efforts are currently underway to locate the missing Americans. The FBI has been working with Mexican authorities to find the victims and bring them back safely.
The incident highlights the dangers of traveling to Mexico, particularly in border towns like Matamoros where drug cartels are known to operate. The U.S. State Department has warned citizens to exercise caution when traveling to Mexico due to the risk of violence and kidnapping.
This is a developing story and more information will be provided as it becomes available.