Mexico City: As per the information given by the police, minimum of 14 people lost their lives during a gunfight in Mexico’s Chihuahua state.
According to the reports, gunfight between members of the La Linea group against the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel took place near the Las Varas area on Wednesday.
Security forces seized 20 guns and 10 vehicles at the scene and three gunmen – two from La Linea – are in custody.
Police “were met by gunfire” when they reached the site, but soon managed to bring the situation under control, Chihuahua Security Commissioner Oscar Alberto Aparicio said.
“These criminals were the ones who killed two state police officers in Las Varas last week,” the commissioner added.