Head of Los Zetas cartel shot by Army in Ciudad Victoria, Mexico

Posted on July 17, 2012 • Filed under: Conflicts, Crime, Drug Activity, Mexico, Organized Crime, Zetas

Elements of the Mexican Army shot and killed four criminals in Ciudad Victoria, including a central member the Los Zetas cartel Carlos Alberto Fernández Hernández, alias “Doble K.” According to Terra Noticias, Army officials had been attacked, leading them to open fire against the offenders. Fernández Hernández is known to have assisted in organizing vehicles and housing for narco-traffickers. He also participated in grenade attacks against schools, media organizations, and businesses. A vehicle, money, weapons, ammunition, and tactical equipment were among the items seized during the operation. Read Article

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