Tepalcatepec, Michoacán: Jalisco New Generation Cartel Attack Community Police

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“Sol Prendido” for Borderland Beat

Alleged members of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) once again attacked towns in Tierra Caliente, Michoacán.
Video translation is as follows:

Alleged members of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel once again attacked the towns of Tierra Caliente in Michoacán since last night. Armed civilians entered the community of Taixtán, in the municipality of Tepalcatepec. And they fought there with the Community Police. 

Federal forces were quickly deployed. And a new confrontation occurred in the town of Plaza Vieja. The criminals fired assault rifles, .50 Caliber rifles, they even used drones loaded with explosives. The military and the National Guard repelled the attack.

And a confrontation occurred that lasted for several minutes until the attackers escaped. 6 soldiers were injured and taken to a hospital in the city of Apatzingán. The authorities currently have an intense patrol in the area.

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