MEXICO CITY – Mexico has made an unspecified quantity of arrests over final week’s bloodbath of three girls and 6 youngsters of twin U.S-Mexican nationality within the north of the nation, Safety Minister Alfonso Durazo stated on Monday.
“There have been arrests, but it’s not up to us to give information,” Durazo informed reporters in Mexico Metropolis.
The ladies and youngsters from households of U.S. Mormon origin who settled in Mexico many years in the past had been killed final Monday on a distant filth highway within the state of Sonora by suspected drug cartel gunmen, sparking outrage and condemnation in america.
Durazo stated that prosecutors in Sonora, in addition to on the federal degree, had been in cost of the investigation.
Nevertheless, a spokeswoman for the state authorities of Sonora stated: “We don’t have that information.”
Mexico’s authorities has stated it believes the victims had been caught within the midst of a territorial dispute between an arm of the highly effective Sinaloa Cartel and the rival Juarez Cartel.
On Sunday, Mexico’s authorities stated it had requested the FBI to take part within the investigation into the killings.