Mexico: Three farmers killed by roadside bomb in Michoacan days after four soldiers die in explosive “trap”

Three farmers were killed Tuesday by a bomb apparently planted in a dirt road in the cartel-dominated western Mexico state of Michoacan, marking the second time in just five days that hidden explosive devices have caused multiple fatalities in the Read More …

Mexico: Four soldiers killed in ‘trap’ in Michoacán

An improvised explosive device killed at least four soldiers in what President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday was a “trap” likely set by a drug cartel. The soldiers were killed Thursday on the outskirts of the city of Aguililla Read More …

Mexican soldiers find factory producing drone bombs, grenade launchers, fake military uniforms

Police and soldiers in Mexico have discovered a small factory used to make drone bombs, grenade launchers and fake military uniforms in a region where the Jalisco cartel and gangs have been waging turf wars. The facility, found late Wednesday Read More …

Mexico: Roadway bombs planted by drug cartel in Jalisco kill 4 police officers, 2 civilians

A drug cartel set off a coordinated series of seven roadway bombs in western Mexico that killed four police officers and two civilians, officials said Wednesday. The governor of Jalisco state said the explosions were “a trap” set by the Read More …

Michigan Man Loses Both Arms After House Filled With Ammunition Explodes

A man’s arms were blown off by an explosion at a property that had allegedly been stuffed with an arsenal of guns, ammunition and bombs. The victim, who is in his 30s, was reportedly left in critical condition after the Read More …

Mexico sends anti-mine squads to cartel turf

Special squads of Mexican army troops equipped with metal detectors and bomb suits have deployed to the western state of Michoacan, where warring drug cartels have planted land mines or improvised explosive devices. The squads apparently have found dozens of Read More …

Mexico confirms 1st apparent victim of cartel land mines in Michoacan state

A farmer with fields on a front line between warring drug cartels in Michoacan state was killed when his pickup truck drove over an improvised land mine, prosecutors said Monday, reporting what appears to be the first civilian death from Read More …

Mexico: Mine explosion hits military convoy in Tepalcatepec, Michoacán

The Ministry of National Defense armoured truck was hit by an explosive device, during military convoy in Tepalcatepec, Michoacán. The explosion occurred around 10:30 a.m. on a road near Loma Blanca, a community located very close to the borders between Read More …

Mexican Drug Cartel Carries Out ‘Drone Strikes’ In Gang War

Mexican drug cartels are using weaponized consumer drones in their latest gang war, according to reports in El Universal and other local news media. A citizens’ militia group in Tepalcatepec, Michoacán, formed to protect farmers from the cartel, found two Read More …