Eight people who were at a party were killed in the state of Mexico Sacadocas With the (Northern) Arms Command, local authorities issued a statement this Sunday.
The attack took place on Saturday in the municipality Banuko, A district in the central part of Zakatokas, which has been the scene of various violent incidents in recent weeks, has been linked to clashes between criminal groups, according to officials.
“An attack was reported against those who were in a cohabitation (…) Unfortunately eight people lost their lives; two women and six men, all adults,” the secretariat said in a statement. Security Condition.
The attack, which sparked a strong police mobilization, left at least six people injured, local media reported.
The Secretary of Defense said the office of the Zakatokas attorney has already begun an investigation to determine the possible motive for the attack.
In Zakatokas, cells Sinaloa Cartel, In the grip of internal struggles and in controversy with the Jalisco Nueva Generation to control drug trafficking routes to the United States.
On June 25, 18 people were killed in a remote community in the municipality in clashes between organized criminal gunmen. Valparaiso From Sacadocas.
Two days ago, the bodies of two missing police officers were found hanging from a bridge in the state capital.
In late June, armed men broke into a house and killed four women and three men in the municipality Fresnello, In the same state.
Mexico According to official figures, it has been rocked by waves of violence related to drug trafficking, which has killed more than 300,000 people since December 2006, when the federal government launched a controversial campaign against organized crime.