At least three dead leave armed aggression against the municipal palace of Guaymas, Sonora, El Siglo de Torreón

The municipal palace of Guaymas was the object of an armed attack by a group of individuals with long weapons this Thursday, November 25.

According to the Sonora Prosecutor’s Office, three people are reported dead, two men and one woman. National media detailed that among the murdered were a young woman member of a feminist collective that protested against gender violence; a security guard and a subject who has not yet been identified.

The injured was a photographer from the Department of Social Communication of the City Council.

According to witnesses, the Feministas del Mar group called for a symbolic takeover of the municipal palace that began at 5:00 p.m. local time and an hour later men armed with assault rifles and grenades began the attack on the public compound.

Meanwhile, the central neighborhood of Guaymas was guarded by agents of the Mexican Navy, National Guard, State and Municipal Police, who activated the Code Red security protocol.

Through social networks, the population is asked to avoid the first painting of the city.

It is The northern state of Mexico has been the scene of bloody clashes in which factions of the Sinaloa Cartel, allies of the Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel and a gang allied with the fugitive drug trafficker Rafael Caro Quintero are believed to be involved.. It is unknown if the shooting on Thursday is related.

A day earlier, state authorities indicated that they found 14 clandestine graves near Miguel Alemán, a town north of Guaymas. Prosecutors say the graves contained bones, some of them charred, and decomposing corpses, but said they cannot yet determine the number of victims.

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