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  • Nayarit: Federal Forces and Criminals Engage in Shootout

  • The encounter resulted in 12 people killed, including Juan Francisco Patrón Sánchez, alleged leader of the organized crime cell “Beltrán Leyva”

CULIACÁN, SINALOA, 07FEBRERO2017.- Un enfrentamiento entre elementos de la secretaria de Marina Armada de México y sicarios, dejo como saldo seis personas muertas entre ellos un marino, los hechos se registraron en las calles Jose Vasconselos y Rey Federico en el fraccionamiento Villas del Real, varios impactos de bala en automóviles y casas causo pánico en los vecinos de la zona.FOTO: RASHIDE FRIAS /CUARTOSCURO.COM, photo: Cuartoscuro/Rashide Frias

10 of February 2017 18:43:21

The Navy Secretariat reported a shootout between members of the Federal Forces and alleged criminals in Tepic, Nayarit on Thursday night. The encounter resulted in 12 people killed – none of them members of the armed forces – including alleged leader of the “Beltrán Leyva”organized crime cell Juan Francisco Patrón Sánchez. 

A statement issued by the Navy Secretariat informed that the shootout arose from a coordinated operation by the Federal Forces in pursuit of the alleged criminals who responded with high-caliber weapons. In accordance to Armed Forced procedures, the assault was quelled with dissuasive fire from a support helicopter in order to reduce civilian or military casualties.



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