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22 Oct 2019 | 08:41 PM UTC

Mexico: Security forces round up suspected cartel members in Mexico City raid October 22

Mexico News Alert

Security forces arrest 31 suspected cartel members in Mexico City raid on October 22; heightened security presence expected over the coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/22/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/23/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Mexico_City). COUNTRY/REGION Mexico City

Event

Security forces reportedly raided a network of tunnels and drug laboratories in the Tepito neighborhood of Mexico City on Tuesday, October 22. According to officials, 31 suspected members of the Union cartel were arrested. Large quantities of drugs, money, and weapons were also seized in the raid.

A heightened security presence is to be expected in the area over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in Mexico City are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the affected area, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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