Mexican Cartel Gunmen Ditch Armored Vehicle South of Arizona

Breitbart | 3/14/2019 | Staff
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Sonora state police came under fire from cartel gunmen traveling in an armored SUV 80 miles south of Arizona Saturday morning. The attackers abandoned their armored vehicle in a remote desert area south of Caborca.

Elements of the Sonora State Ministerial Investigative Police (AMIC) were patrolling in two vehicles near Caborca, located 80 miles south of the Arizona border when they observed a 2000 Jeep Cherokee traveling at a high rate of speed on the Caborca-Pitiquito International Highway. Officers signaled the Jeep to stop, however, the suspect truck sped away. Upon approaching the colonia Santa Cecilia section of Caborca, the state police came under rifle fire from the fleeing Jeep. The state police radioed for assistance, which launched additional municipal and federal police along with elements of the Mexican Army (SEDENA), according to local reports.

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After chasing the Jeep southbound, it arrived in a rural area known as Solomon Quihuis or “Las Cocheras.” The vehicle was abandoned and pursuing officers noted it sustained multiple bullet strikes, but the rounds did not penetrate the cab since the vehicle was armored. A search resulted in the discovery of...
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