In Mexico, more than 30 people were killed in clashes between drug cartels

At least 35 people were killed in clashes between drug cartels in the Mexican state of Zacatecas, the newspaper Jornada reports, citing government sources.

According to the newspaper, armed men, allegedly members of the Jalisco New Generation cartel (CJNG) and the Sinaloa cartel attacked each other in the village of San Juan Capistrano. The clash began on Thursday afternoon and ended early on Friday morning. Soldiers of the Mexican army and employees of the State Prosecutor’s Office arrived at the scene of the incident. In addition to the bodies, two burned pickup trucks were found.

CJNG (“The New Generation of Jalisco”) is an armed organization that was created as a combat wing of the Sinaloa cartel to fight for the drug trafficking market and is characterized by an extreme degree of cruelty. The leader of the organization Nemesio Oseguera-Cervantes, nicknamed “El Mencho,” in March 2020, headed the list of the most wanted criminals of the American Drug Enforcement Administration DEA, for help in his capture, they promise $ 10 million.

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Author: Steve Cowan
Graduated From Princeton University. He has been at the Free Press since October 2014. Previously worked as a regional entertainment editor.
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