Huichapan, Hidalgo: An Armed Criminal Cell Kidnaps Men From Hospital

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An armed criminal cell burst into a hospital in the municipality of Huichapan, Hidalgo. During the early hours of this Sunday to take 4 injured individuals who had been involved in a traffic accident on the Portezeulo – Palmillas highway near the El Carmen neighborhood.

The confirmation was made by staff of the Secretary of State Health. Who filed a complaint with the Attorney General of Justice of the state of Hidalgo. To initiate an investigation after a group of men with heavy caliber weapons forcibly entered the Huichapan general hospital.

And obligated health personnel to hand over the injured. According to reports collected by the newspaper Punto por Punto | Digital Newspaper of Mexico. The Toyota Hilux truck in which the 4 people who were injured were traveling in ended up overturned on the Portezeulo – Palmillas highway on Saturday night, February 20.

Four men were transferred to the hospital to provide them with medical attention. However, an armed criminal cell made up of various men arrived at the Huichapan general hospital.

Who, after threatening the guards, took the 4 men aboard a municipal civil protection ambulance. A police operation was initiated in the area. Eventually, the ambulance was located abandoned on the Huichapan – Tecozautla highway.

With an injured individual inside in critical condition. Paramedics transferred the injured person to the Huichapan general hospital, but he died en route. The whereabouts of the other 3 wounded and the armed criminal cell that took them away is still unknown.