They register 18 homicides in 24 hours in Zacatecas

Chivis Martinez Borderland Beat   TY BB follower  LaJornada

Zacatecas, Zac. Eighteen people were found dead during the last 24 hours, in different events that the authorities related to settling accounts between rival groups of organized crime in Zacatecas, particularly the violent struggle between members of the Sinaloa Cartel against members of the Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generación.
The finding of two clandestine fosas, the first of them, next to a cornfield of the ranch called La Espía, in the municipality of Calera de Víctor Rosales, 25 kilometers north of the capital of Zacatecas, where personnel from the State Attorney General’s Office recovered 12 bodies.
On the other hand, in a rural area of Cerro de la Cruz, belonging to the El Carnero community, in the municipality of Nieves, investigating state police located a grave where the bodies of four men were half-buried – at the foot of some yuccas -. Staff of the Zacatecan Institute of Forensic Sciences, went to carry out the respective expert work and lift the bodies.
Likewise, in other events, in the community of Malpaso, municipality of Villanueva, the body of a man was found, executed with firearm shots, behind the pantheon of the place.
Meanwhile in the San Carlos neighborhood of the city of Fresnillo, another unidentified young man was shot to death.
Finally, sources from the Zacatecas Public Security Secretariat announced that unidentified subjects shot the Villa González Ortega Municipal Police headquarters, although no agent was injured or killed.