Chihuahua, Chih. A heavily armed commando band riding aboard several trucks, took the town of Guadalupe Calvo, in the Sierra Tarahumara, and terrorized the town shooting to death 11 men of the community.
The homicides are related to the struggle for territory facing Juarez and Sinaloa cartels in this mountainous area conducive for growing marijuana, opium and synthetic drugs in clandestine laboratories.
Testimonials inhabitants of this town, located eight hours south of the state capital of Chihuahua, communicated via telephone and internet to report the facts, since by its remoteness is impossible to do otherwise promptly.
One of them, a resident of Parral and owner of a medium of electronic information, revealed that “eight people were found dead in Guadalupe y Calvo after an armed population will enter and victimara”.
He said the incident was reported to the communication system of the South Area Office about 20:00 pm on Friday.
“There it was stated that a group of heavily armed men arrived in private vans Guadalupe y Calvo, streets closed to traffic and executed several people. At the edge of the night it was determined that the six were victimized. “
He added that, “in Guadalupe y Calvo climate of insecurity manifests with intensity.”
The State Attorney’s Office issued an informative part which states that the number of men executed amounted to 11. The last five were executed in the early hours of Saturday and six on Friday.
First two bodies were reported dead male on the main road of the town of Santa Rosalia, identified as the brothers Samuel and Arnoldo Flores Esparza, 30 and 26 years old.
The report said three other men, Lazaro Mata Pereda, Montañez Estanislao Ramos and Rolando Ramos Silva, were shot on board a van.
Friday saw the first settling of scores that began with a triple execution. In the neighborhood of the Minita were found the bodies of Esteban Mireles, 39 and Ezekiel Bautista, 22, along with another unidentified man, approximately 17 years old.
In the neighborhood of Santo Niño, bodies were located Nery Felipe Molina, 35, and Arturo Molina 40. In the neighborhood of Coronado is located the body of Alejandro Santos Robledo, 20 years old, which he burned the house, which his family managed to escape after the command spared them.