The Secretary of National Defense (Sedena) reported on the arrival at Zacatecas of three chiefs with a total strength of 508 members of the Mexican Army in 65 vehicleswith the mission of supporting in reinforcement the actions carried out by the Command of the 11th Military Zone, located in this entity.
In a statement, Sedena, through the Command of the V Military Region, specifies that the arrival of the military reinforcements is in order to continue with the Peace and Security Strategy in this state and thus endorse actions and the commitment to “watch over and safeguard the well-being of citizens, contributing to the projects implemented by the Government of Mexico to guarantee the peace and security of Mexicans.”
It is worth mentioning that Zacatecas has currently registered a series of violent events due to the struggle between the Sinaloa and New Generation cartels..
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