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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Magdalena, Sonora: Armed Confrontation Between Organized Crime Groups

"Sol Prendido" for Borderland Beat


Video translation is as follows:

A strong confrontation registered yesterday afternoon caused the closure of the Magdalena - Imuris highway section in the state of Sonora. The events happened around 4 p.m. and was reported to the emergency number.

The shooting was carried out by members of antagonistic criminal groups using high-caliber weapons. So far the number of injured or deceased is unknown.

Agents found shell casings of AK-47 firearms, known as goat horns, as well as AR-15s in the area. The ammunition located at the site where the confrontation took place was secured. No arrests were reported either.

David Anaya, the Secretary of State Public Security of Sonora confirmed the confrontation. “In the town of Imuris an unfortunate encounter between criminal groups took place. The Municipal Police of Magdalena made a tour of the area and thank God there was no loss of personnel”.

The exchange of gunfire lasted a few minutes. As a consequence the State Police closed the road section to collect evidence, such as shell casings for almost 2 hours. The head of the State Secretariat of Public Security assured.

In the state of Sonora there is currently a war between the Sinaloa Cartel. Specifically the Los Chapitos faction, sons of El Chapó Guzmán, the Caborca ​​Cartel of Rafael Caro Quintero. And recently local media’s reported the incursion of the Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generation in alliance with the Caborca ​​Cartel are seeking to snatch the plaza from the Sinaloa Cartel.

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  1. They laughed and said CJNG would never enter sonora.

    1. They can enter but they wont be here long nor will they be leaving

  2. Animo Sicarios!
    Pura gente de los Chapitos las plazas tienen duenos
    Dinastia Guzman #701

  3. How do the Memos en Sonoita play into all this? My co worker's husband was killed last yr she said que "jalaba" ahi con los memos

    1. Los Memos are with Los Chapitos. They work together with Los Cazadores from Altar.

  4. Sonora’s turned into a Sergio Leone Spaghetti Western in the twenty first Century.



    Lol CJNG ya estab en sonora.. sorry cds dick riders :( jajajaja

  6. It was los 20 vs los cazadores


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