Death toll rises after Jalisco narco attack

The deplorable attack, carried out using landmines in the municipality of Tlajomulco de Zuniga, Jalisco, continues to claim casualties as it was announced that There are already 6 dead and at least 12 injured.among them are municipal and state police, as well as some civilians.

In addition, the first investigations provide disturbing data, since it is now known that 7 explosive devices explodedout of 8 mines set by the criminals.

In order for the authorities to fall into a trap, the perpetrators made an anonymous call to the wanted mother, in which they allegedly told her the location of the drug burial, which the woman notified the State Attorney’s Office, not knowing what was really happening, it happened.

As if that wasn’t enough, the perpetrators abandoned a white pickup truck that had a device that exploded the moment it was turned on; However, the device was deactivated by state police sappers, according to the La Silla Rota website.

DEA intervenes in investigation

Given the severity of this attack, the United States government sounded the alarm. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) officers arrived on the scene. “cooperate” with government agencies in investigating the case.

Jalisco prosecutors have confirmed to La Silla Rota that foreign elements will also help try to dismantle Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG), the criminal group responsible for this attack.

The truth is that with this attack, it became clear that the level of brutality on the part of the cartels has increased, resorting to terrorist methods against the authorities.

In addition, the planting of pipe bombs will be aimed at preventing the prosecutor’s office from investigating secret cemeteries in order to extract the bodies of people who were tortured and killed.

The Public Prosecutor’s Office of Jalisco registered 139 secret graves across the state as of 2019. today, and 63 of them are in Tlaiomulco.

Author: Opinion
Source: La Opinion

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