Sonora.- For the fourth consecutive day, inhabitants of Magdalena de Kino, in Sonora, they reported shootings between criminal groups, this despite the police operation implemented since Saturday.

Through social networks, neighbors of Magdalena de Kino They broadcast videos and messages to alert the population about the bullets registered in the area of ​​the gaps that lead to Tubutama, and which are heard up to the head of the Sonoran municipality.

Shooting again at different points in Magdalena. Take your precautions, if it is not necessary do not leave your house. Today Sunday July 25 we dawn again with bullets, “said a resident through Facebook.

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“We are sheltered here, Magdalena de Kino, Sonora,” said another neighbor of the violent municipality on Twitter.

The Sonora State Police assured with photographs that it maintains an operation with the support of the Army and the National Guard in Magdalena de Kino, located about 80 kilometers from the border with the United States.

Local media reports assure that the surveillance cameras of the C5 in this municipality of Sonora have been destroyed by the recurring shots that have frightened the population since last Thursday.

Due to the violence that plagues Magdalena de Kino, the Welfare delegation reported that stop vaccination against Covid-19 until new notice.

For the fourth consecutive day, shootings have been recorded in Magdalena de Kino, Sonora. Photo: Reforma

“The vaccination in the municipality of Magdalena, with a start date of July 24, 2021, is postponed until further notice. We are doing everything possible so that we can reschedule soon. Thank you for your understanding,” the agency detailed.

So far only the State Public Security Police (PESP) has issued official information on the violent events, such as the arrest of 10 people and a civilian killed in an operation carried out with the support of federal authorities.

Condemn attacks

The governor-elect of Sonora, the morenista Alfonso Durazo, condemned the violence suffered by Magdalena de Kino in their social networks, and demanded from the outgoing PRI governor, Claudia Pavlovich, information on the facts through the Transition Committee.

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“I condemn all acts of violence, such as what happened in Magdalena. I request the State Government and the State Prosecutor’s Office that, through the transition, we are kept up to date so that, when the time comes for our assignment, we have the information that allow us to act responsibly, “Durazo wrote.

Local sources assure that Magdalena de Kino, the birthplace of Pavlovich, has registered shootings for four days due to the internal dispute in the Sinaloa Cartel maintained by groups close to Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada against the children of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, which seek to obtain control of the Sonoran municipality due to its proximity to the US border.


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