Thursday, May 26, 2011

Twenty-eight killed in a clash between gangs in western Mexico

Mexico City .- Twenty-eight men died and four were wounded in a gun battle between rival groups in the town of Ruiz, the state of Nayarit, western Mexico. The Office of Nayarit in a statement that the shooting took place at a crossroads. Having learned of the confrontation, the authorities rushed to the scene where they found ten vehicles left with 28 men dead and four people injured.

They also found large caliber weapons. The investigation began when authorities received a citizen complaint about the abduction of a man for the part of those aboard three vehicles, which occurred in the village of Peñas, municipality of Tuxpan (Nayarit). From there, the kidnappers fled to the town of Ruiz, which finally took place a clash between rival groups.

The place went military, police, federal, state and municipal, who found the dead and injured. The Office of Nayarit did not elaborate nor ventured gangs involved in the shooting. Nayarit is considered a state that has a major presence the Sinaloa cartel led by Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, whose organization is facing other criminal groups.

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