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Attack in Guaymas was aimed at the secretary of security, not the mayor: Semar

The Admiral Jose Rafael Ojeda Duran, head of the Secretary of the Navy (Semar), reported that thearmed attack of this Thursday to the municipal presidency of Guaymas, Sonora, where Marisol Cuadras, a young man of 18 years old and member of the group “Feministas del Mar”, was addressed to the municipal security secretary, captain of the Navy, Andrés Humberto Cano Ahuir and not to Mayor Karla Córdova.






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In his morning conference this Friday, López Obrador lamented the events and Secretary Ojeda Durán explained that one of those killed in the attack is one of the attackers and another a municipal policeman.

The Secretary of the Navy and assured that intelligence work is being carried out to go “after this criminal group that is in the region.”

“It was not a direct attack on the mayor, they agreed that the mayor and the secretary of security, who is a captain, were there, and there was a demonstration of women. The two went down to talk with them and at that moment the attack occurred, but they were going over the captain, over the security secretary.

“One of the hit men died, he already had an arrest warrant, there had been two or three attempts to arrest him. That is what we can inform them, ”he declared.

Admiral José Rafael Ojeda Durán explained that both the mayor and the security secretary of Guaymas are undamaged.

“Unfortunately there was collateral damage, a municipal policeman, a hit man and a girl who was in the place and is the daughter of a member of the Mexican Navy.

“All those related to this case are being attended to, we are going to seek to have more intelligence information to go after this criminal group that is in the region,” he said.

At the facilities of the 12th Military Zone, as he asked, President López Obrador regretted the fact and sent a hug to the families of the people who died in the armed attack.

“Very regrettable, a hug to the relatives of those who lost their lives, I am going to ask Admiral Ojeda to inform us, which has more elements,” he said prior to the report of the head of the Navy.

Armed attack in the Palace of Guaymas could be directed to the police commissioner: prosecutor’s office

The Attorney General’s Office of the State of Sonora (FGJE) reported that it is investigating several lines for the armed attack registered in the municipal palace of Guaymas, which left three people dead and one injured.

Among the possible lines of investigation, consider the probability that the attack was directed at the municipal commissioner, captain of the Navy, Andrés Humberto Cano Ahuir, based on the history of threats and signs in public places and videos.

Agents of the Public Ministry, elements of the Ministerial Criminal Investigation Agency and personnel of Expert Services, who form the Investigative Trilogy, carry out the investigations since the facts became known, the Prosecutor’s Office reported.

In addition, with officers of the Municipal Police, the State Police of Public Security, the National Guard, the Secretary of the Navy and the Secretary of National Defense, operations are being carried out to search for those responsible.

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