cartel jalisco nueva generacion
The five beheading victims coincide with narco-messages hung in public that suggest the Jalisco New Generation cartel is pushing north, challenging the hold of the Sinaloa cartel on the border.
Six Mexican soldiers were killed when a rocket-propelled grenade hit the tail of a military helicopter on Friday. The violence in Jalisco is "pure terrorism," one official said.
Local news outlets said "El Mencho" was the target of a military operation on Friday that sparked a wave of violence leaving at least seven dead, including three Mexican soldiers.