Friday, August 30, 2019

The sounds of war in Tepalcatepec Michoacan

Chivis Martinez Borderland Beat

People of the municipality of Tepalcatepec in Michoacán reported through social networks several gun battles among organized crime groups.

The shootings occurred with high-power weapons and the use of fragmentation grenades was also detected.

Multiple videos were posted by residents of the city on social media, which represent the intense fighting including the sounds of grenades.

The Tepalcatepec Citizen Participation Council through its Facebook account asked the villagers not to leave their homes.