Monday, March 9, 2015



Note: Rough country, about 30 miles south of the line, between Lukeville & Nogales
Area of numerous fights and of bodies left along the roads, sometime almost daily.
Trails lead into BANWR, or the reservation.

Aggressors who attacked soldiers had weapons and tactical gear
Details Published on Friday March 6, 2015,
Written by Marco A. Manriquez / The Journal

Weapons, magazines and 50 kilos of marijuana was seized.

After a soldier was fatally wounded last Wednesday, during a clash near the boundary, in the region known as El Plomo, north of Caborca, while the military forces trying to stop two suspicious vehicles, another element of the Department of Defense was reported out of danger though it will take over 15 days to fully heal, according to medical diagnosis.

During the operation, the military managed to take one of the drug dealers who shot at them, plus a double cabin pickup Toyota brand, line Tacoma, model 2013, dark color.

Inside the vehicle, soldiers found 50 kilograms of marijuana, two firearms a AK-47 called "goat horn" and a 9mm pistol.

They also confiscated four AK-47 magazines; 9 other unspecified, and 3 for a 9 mm .; 100 rounds of .38 Super cartridge; 220 for the "goat horn"; and 224 more of .223 caliber (AR-15) also seized was tactical equipment such as 3 ballistic vests, 5, camouflage pants, plus camisoles(?) and other apparel.

As reported in yesterday's edition, in this medium, the incident when military surveillance was conducted on a trail in that region (10 kilometers west of Sierras del Humo).


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