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Videos circulated on social networks revealed the operation in the neighborhood.


MAY 22, 2024

Armored vehicles, high-powered rifles, and suspected drugs were located in an operation in the Gustavo Díaz Ordaz neighborhood in Culiacán.
The actions were carried out by authorities from the Ministry of National Defense and the National Guard in the Diaz Ordaz neighborhood in Culiacan on Tuesday, May 21. 
Authorities are currently working in the area, where they are carrying out other actions.
Data establish that it was around 12:00 noon on Tuesday when a series of operations began to be reported on social networks on 11th Street between 2nd and 3rd in the Diaz Ordaz neighborhood.
In videos that circulated about the incident, it can be seen that the authorities were securing two pickup trucks and that they were being towed in state tow trucks, one of which was armored.
In the operation, the following was secured: 
Two pickup trucks, one of them armored. 
A package of suspected cocaine
Three tactical helmets
25 magazines of different calibers.
500 cartridges
6 assault rifles
4 four tactical vests.
Sources said that the seizure was handed over to the FGR, which will carry out the corresponding investigations into the seizure on 11th Street between 2nd and 3rd of Diaz Ordaz.