Linares, NL.- The SSP announced that a car bomb exploded this afternoon. According to eyewitness accounts, three women jumped out a vehicle that blew up only minutes after they left the scene.
Although there were no injuries, there was extensive property damage. Two nearby vehicles withstood the blast; a gray Nissan Sentra and a Chevy Cavalier, both of which belonged to a local police official.
Transit and State police have set up roadblocks at strategic points in the city to prevent the suspects from escape. They are using every means possible to find the people responsible for this attack.
Local mayor Francisco Medina confirmed the attack took place between 17:00 and 17:30 hours.
“A car bomb detonated in our town. At this time we have little information of the type of explosive that was used. Please rest assured that we have experts who have arrived and are working on the case at this very moment."
The SSP also said there was a second bar bomb that was detonated in front of a police station in San Nicholas between 17:40 and 19:20 hours.
The bomb in San Nicolás was in a car that was abandoned only minutes before it blew up. A single man dressed in black clothing exited the vehicle prior to the explosion.
The car was a white Jetta, license plate number SCS 1867 from Nuevo León. It was left in front of a muni-police station on Jorge González Camarena avenue, and had been left in the reserve space of a high ranking department official.
Three people were wounding in the second attack. Most people who saw the man exit the car and begin running, took their queue from him and backed away from the car.
Police have no suspects in custody at this time.
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