Monday, November 12, 2018

100 involved in 4 hr Confrontation in Filo de Caballos Guerrero leaving 7 dead

Chivis Martinez Borderland Beat from La Jornada-Thank you BB Follower via email-

Leonardo Bravo, Gro. At least seven civilians killed and several wounded, in addition to 20 houses shot at, one of them burned and 30 vehicles shot at, was the balance of the incursion of three thousand members of the Community Police Front of the State of Guerrero (FPEG), to the community of Filo de Caballos, municipality of Leonardo Bravo, located in the Sierra Madre del Sur.
In an interview, Humberto Moreno Catalán, coordinator of the Community Police of Heliodoro Castillo, explained that the taking of Filo de Caballos, was achieved after more than four hours of confrontation with about one hundred armed civilians.
He said there was a prior agreement to hold a meeting with eight commissioners "but when our delegation was going to enter Filo de Caballos, we were greeted with bullets.”

He recalled that the objective of the operation is "to achieve the pacification of the people of the mountains, and the free transit from Tlacotepec to Casa Verde, because for a year there is no path to reach Chilpancingo. The teachers could not arrive, and there were no classes, nor the doctors could give consultations, nor was there any commerce. "

This afternoon soldiers, state police and community police remained vigilant in a tense environment that occurs in the town of Filo de Caba.