At least nine Americans killed in Mexican highway ambush

Rhonita Miller and her twins, Titus and Tiana, were killed in the attack.Courtesy of Kendra Miller

Langford, escaped uninjured and then walked for about 14 miles to La Mora, where the family lived, for help after hiding his wounded siblings in bushes and covering them with branches.

In response to Monday’s killings, President Donald Trump tweeted that a “wonderful family and friends from Utah got caught between two vicious drug cartels, who were shooting at each other, with the result being many great American people killed.”

Trump added that the United States was “ready, willing and able” to help Mexico “in cleaning out these monsters,” should Mexico want assistance.

Article URL : https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/mexico-deploys-forces-reports-deadly-ambush-americans-n1076361

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