In the Mexican state of Sinaloa, located in the North-West of the country, an armed, unknown assailants attacked an army convoy carrying one of the most dangerous criminals. The attack killed six soldiers. Criminals managed to burn two army SUV and release his accomplice, writes El Universal.
According to local authorities, the criminals moved on several SUVs and were armed with AK-47, AR-15, Barret large-caliber rifles and grenades. Information about the losses of the victims have not yet been reported. In the area of the attack, authorities carried out a special operation to search for the attackers.
It was initially reported that the attack killed four military. However, later it became known that another two soldiers, who received multiple gunshot wounds, died in hospital. Another nine victims were provided medical aid, the status of several of them is estimated as heavy.
According to journalists Azteca Noticias, was attacked early morning on the road of Mexico-Nogales. The convoy was accompanied by an ambulance, which was earlier wounded in a shootout with the military criminal. His liberation was the goal of the attackers.
According to the publication, the ambulance carrying the victim of a bandit from the village Badiraguato – the birthplace of the powerful drug Lord of Mexican Joaquin Guzman Loery, nicknamed Shorty, who is now in Federal prison on the border with the United States.