In a coordinated operation, elements of the Navy, Army and Attorney General of Michoacan on Wednesday attacked 45 local guards from the Township Community of Aquila, Michoacán.
Residents had remained to hold-up in the main square of the town with 65 members of the Army, although according to the governor, Jesus Reyna, the military is there “by choice” and “safeguarding the population”.
Villagers also assured reporters that they are also holding two military trucks.
The locals have been warned that obstructing traffic, detaining of soldiers and trucks and all the weapons would not be tolerated.
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