Violence in Zacatecas: reported road blockades in Fresnillo – El Sol de México

A group of armed civilians stripped of their vehicles to at least seven people that circulated this Sunday afternoon on the road that leads to the communities of Plateros and Estación San José in the municipality of Fresnillo, Zacatecasnear the facilities of the 97th Infantry Battalion.

The vehicles were set on fire and placed on the highway to avoid being persecuted by police and Army elements

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These events occurred at approximately one in the afternoon, and the armed men threw several strikeout stars on federal highway 44 that connects the municipality of Fresnillo with Valparaíso and exit to the capital of Zacatecas.

The Spokesperson of the Peacebuilding Roundtable It has confirmed that “the security corporations of the three levels of government are dealing with a situation caused by a criminal group” and that the details are currently in progress.

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It is worth mentioning that this Sunday a peace march was held in Jerez, a municipality in the state near Fresnillo. During the mobilization, several victims of the violence in Zacatecas were remembered.

Originally posted on The Sun of Zacatecas


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