At least nine US citizens, including six children, have been killed in a violent attack by suspected drug cartel gunmen in northern Mexico.
The victims are members of the LeBaron family, linked to a breakaway Mormon community which settled in Mexico several decades ago.
The victims, who also include three women, were travelling in a convoy.
Mexico’s security minister said the group could have been targeted accidentally through mistaken identity.
Family members, who have spoken to Newsmen, said two of the children killed were less than a year old.
In a Tuesday-morning tweet, President Donald Trump described the group as “a wonderful family and friends” who “got caught between ‘two vicious cartels'”.
In a series of posts, he signaled that the US “stands ready” to offer support to combat the problem.