The consequences of the shooting in Culiacan

Detention Ovidio Guzman provoked battles on city streets with automatic weapons and heavy machine guns.

The security forces of Mexico released one of the sons of the leader of a drug cartel Sinaloa Joaquin “Shorty” Guzman, who was detained earlier in Culiacan, in Sinaloa. About it reports Reuters with reference to Minister of public safety and protection of citizens Alfonso Durazo on Friday, October 18.

He said that this decision was taken in order not to endanger people’s lives.

It is noted that on the eve of Kulakane Mexican security forces detained Ovidio guzmán, nicknamed “the Mouse” – one of the sons of Joaquin Guzman. His arrest was the reason for fighting in city streets with heavy machine guns and automatic rifles. Official data on casualties yet. The regional authorities urged residents to remain calm and not to leave their homes.

Recall that Joaquin Guzman was extradited to the United States from Mexico at the request of the American authorities in January 2016. In February this year a jury court Eastern district of new York found him guilty on all charges. In mid-July, the leader of a drug cartel was sentenced to life imprisonment, he was also ordered to pay a fine of $12.6 billion.

Earlier this week in Mexico, 14 policemen died in the shootout. A detachment of security forces was subjected to an unexpected attack by armed militants near the village of Aguililla in Michoacan.

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