At dawn this Saturday, three nightclubs in the upmarket neighborhood of Altosano, Mexico, were hit by three simultaneous attacks. Investigations point to a hitman serving a drug-trafficking gang as being responsible.
a group of killers providing drug trafficking services, being attacked, Three nightclubs burned down this Saturday in an exclusive residential area in the state of Michoacan in Mexico.
Through a statement, the Office of the State Attorney General (FGE) reported that the attack occurred early this morning in the residential neighborhood of Altosano, south of the city of Morelia.
The first procedure establishes that the attacks occurred simultaneously vertical bar , in the building on Avenida Juan Pablo II.similarly Mint and Luv nightclubs, Located on Jefferson Avenue.
#Michoacan|| Here’s what dawn looks like in the area today #hillock of #Morelia he #BarVertical After being attacked by five armed men.
Two other bars called #luv and #mint These were reportedly with Molotov cocktails. pic.twitter.com/urUDHRAhgf
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armed and hooded
Witnesses told authorities Several armed hooded men who threw home-made explosives and fuel into three nightclubs. After the simultaneous attacks, the hitmen fled in various vehicles.
State, local and volunteer firefighters began fighting the blaze, which lasted at least four hours. Does not include debris removal work.
Morelia is home to criminal syndicates calling themselves the Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel (CJNG), the United Cartel, and Los Caballeros Templarios, which challenge control over the production and trafficking of drugs such as marijuana and methamphetamine.
These drug trafficking groups have expanded their criminal activities, including kidnapping and extorting restaurant and nightclub owners, avocado growers, transporters, and merchants.
just friday In Michoacan, nine hitmen were killed and another 15 arrested. A day after the confrontation between drug cartels registered in the cities of Chiniquilla and Uruapan in the Sierra Madre del Sur region and Michoacán central region.