Yaqui for Borderland Beat from: Televisa y Vanguardia [embedded content] Reports of “Strong shooting” in Villa Unión, Coahuila
Shortly before noon it was reported, through social networks, that a shooting was recorded in the town of Villa Unión , in Coahuila. The confrontation between armed civilians and elements of the Sedena was reported through social networks, ie Cartel de Noreste members against SEDENA elements. At least 20 heavily armed vehicles in a convoy formation rolled into Villa Unión.
At approximately 11:45 am on Saturday a gun battle organized crime and members of the Ministry of National Defense (SEDENA) in registered between alleged members of Villa Unión , according to Twitter users church and the same Presidency has several bullet impacts.
Several videos circulate through social networks in which the smoke from burning vehicles can be seen and the detonations of firearms can also be heard. So far no injured people or death figures have been reported. The mayor, Arcedalia Padrón Arizpe , said that “the bursts began with the grenades”, and said that shootings were also recorded in other municipalities. That has changed, keep reading !
Clashes continue in northern Coahuila, in Villa Unión.
Unofficially it is said that it was a direct attack on the security unions and municipal facilities of Villa Unión. The attack, according to the leaked audios of the security units was perpetrated with heavy artillery, caliber 50.
Local media say that the General Coordination Alert was activated at noon on Saturday due to the attack on state police, the Municipal Palace and even the church. According to social network users, after the shooting, damage was recorded in the municipal palace, in the community church and three patrols would have been burned.
The first reports assure that it would have been an attack against elements of the Coahuila Force and at the moment there is no report of deceased persons.
Second Reports: Confrontations between alleged members of the Northwest Cartel and members of the Secretariat of National Defense (Sedena), which allegedly left at least five dead , among them allegedly a police element, as well as two more injured agents in the municipality of Villa Unión, Coahuila. Subsequently, in social networks a series of shootings were reported in various parts of the community.
According to the reports, authorities confirmed that five alleged criminals were killed, however, they did not confirm or deny uniformed injuries.