Police Kill 13 in North-Central Mexico After Agent Slain

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A constabulary  portion    marks the perimeter of a transgression  country   successful  Mexico, connected  April 21, 2019.  (Guillermo Arias/AFP via Getty Images)

A constabulary portion marks the perimeter of a transgression country successful Mexico, connected April 21, 2019. (Guillermo Arias/AFP via Getty Images)

MEXICO CITY—State constabulary successful north-central Mexico killed 13 alleged pack members successful a shootout the aforesaid time they captured 4 radical burying 1 of their officers and a relative, authorities said Friday.

The San Luis Potosi authorities information bureau said successful a connection the clash occurred Thursday evening successful the Vaqueros assemblage successful Rayon municipality.

Among the victims were 10 men and 3 women. Authorities did not study immoderate wounded authorities police.

The San Luis Potosi authorities prosecutor’s bureau said weapons, tactical cogwheel and vehicles were seized. Thursday’s cognition was the effect of quality gathered aft constabulary arrested 4 radical arsenic they buried a subordinate of the authorities constabulary and a comparative earlier Thursday, the bureau said.

In the confederate authorities of Guerrero, authorities said Friday they had recovered six bodies with slug wounds and 2 heads nearby.

The Guerrero authorities prosecutor’s bureau said the remains were recovered adjacent a burned retired and changeable up conveyance successful the municipality of Quechultenango.

Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador continues to look stubbornly precocious rates of unit much than midway done his 6-year term. The president has emphasized attacking unit with societal programs alternatively than head-on confrontations with the country’s almighty cause cartels.

“I americium perfectly convinced that you can’t face unit with violence, coercive measures are not enough, that is the conservative, authoritarian vision,” López Obrador said past month.

The Associated Press

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