Armed subjects block roads in Michoacán after Sedena operation

Ground and air units participated in a Sedena operation.  (Special)
Ground and air units participated in a Sedena operation. (Special)

Shortly before noon on October 5, residents of the municipality of Nueva Italia, Michoacán They reported an intense mobilization of federal authorities, armed civilians and at least one shooting.

According to preliminary reports, everything originated from an operation by the Ministry of National Defense (Sedena) against criminal groups in the region.

Apparently, the military forces managed secure at least two armored vehiclescalled “monsters”, which were used by hitmen.

This would have caused the criminal gang affected by the presence of the military to react violently, as it was announced that a group of armed individuals began to strip several drivers of their vehicles to block the crossing of Four ways.

Images and videos circulated on social networks that allowed us to see the interruption of vehicular flow, as well as helicopters flying over the area and units of the Sedena and the Civil Guard who attended to the situation.

According to local press reports, the blockade He was released minutes later by members of the Army, although it is unknown if any person was detained as part of these security actions.

Information in development…

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