A confrontation between armed civilians left several houses, cars and a gas station set on fire in various parts of caborca city, Sonora.
The various police corporations of the three levels of government moved to the site and located a lifeless body, two armored Pick-up vehicles and a 50-caliber Barrett weapon, authorities reported.
Since yesterday, attention has been paid to the allegations, so they are in the area, achieving until the moment the assurance of 2 armored vehicles and firearm known as Barret, caliber 50.
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The SSP stated that, with the support of the state police helicopter, air and ground patrols are carried out in the desert area and surrounding towns in order to give peace of mind to the inhabitants of this region.
However, the unit did not mention the number of cars and homes damaged by these attacks during the early morning.
According to the newspaper El Imparcial, about 11 bodies were located on Saturday morning in the road stretch from Caborca to Sonoyta, Sonora.
According to local media, the attacks began at about 19:00 yesterday in Puerto Lobos, in the coastal area of the municipality located to the northwest, in the Sonorense desert, and at the edge of midnight the shootings spread towards the urban area of Caborca
Librado Macías González, municipal president of Caborca, said that criminals probably took advantage of the authorities being in Puerto Lobos, to enter the city of Caborca.
«A house and a gas station burned, that’s the reality, the situation started in Puerto Lobos and the Army, the State and they all went there and took advantage (criminals) the situation to enter the village,’ he said.
The municipal president added that the attacks on the houses are believed to be directed, they knew where they were going, while in the case of the gas station it may have been damaged in the crossfire.
With information from The Imparcial
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