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Narco Blog: Women Captured in Raid of Cartel Training Camp
Photo: Captured Zetas
Luis Carlos Najera, head of the Public Security Secretariat of Jalisco, confirmed yesterday that in San Cristobal de la Barranca, the State Police discovered a Narco-camp for the training of Los Zetas.
The confrontation resulted in six gunmen being killed, and ten people were taken into custody. Among those arrested were three minors, two adult men and five women who were also in training.
Most of the detainees wore military-style clothing, a woman of 16 years indicated that training had barely begun. The trainees were commanded to the camp for a few days to training. They confessed that they were paid eight thousand peso’s a month. ($670)
Those arrested were identified as Arnold Almaza Meza, 19, a native of Veracruz, Maria Guadalupe Sandoval Palma, 21, of Tabasco , Zacatecas, Ana Lilia García García, 18, ofTabasco , Zacatecas, Alejandra Frausto Sandra Garcia 18, of Tabasco , Zacatecas, Beatriz Barrientos Hernandez, 21, Jalapa, Veracruz, Humberto Felix Loera, 35, of San Cristobal de la Barranca, Jalisco, Christopher Espinoza Gonzalez, 35, of San Cristóbal de la Barranca, Jalisco, Isela, 16, of Tabasco , Zacatecas, Maria Celeste, 16, Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Paul Omar, 16, Jalapa, Veracruz.
Authorities also obtained six AR-15 rifles, three AK-47 rifles, one M-60 machine gun, 33 magazines, more than 500 bullets, 160 ponchallantas, a grenade launcher, two grenades, equipment for camping, team tactics, equipment radio communications, souvenirs of the Los Zetas , a 2009 armored Ford Lobo, a Hummer with armor, two vans Chevrolet , among other things.
Reports said a group of gunmen, riding in at least six trucks, escaped the raid and authorities conducted coordinated operations to catch them.
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