* Criminals hid in a cave where they were surrounded by police and military
After a strong confrontation with bullets this Thursday morning, in the La Mira colony of Acapulco, police and military elements surrounded alleged criminals who took refuge in the well-known "Cueva del Diablo", in the cliff area.
Three dead and 12 people was the balance of this scuffle in that area of abandoned houses. The authorities kept total secrecy in the course of the afternoon, until around 11:00 at night they reported through a statement the status of the operation.
A first confrontation between state police and alleged criminals was recorded around 10:30 in the morning in the streets of La Mira colony.
The police agents requested reinforcements, and to the place arrived elements of the Municipal, Ministerial, Military, Federal and Navy police, who participated in the second confrontation around 12:30 a.m.
The police and military elements surrounded the alleged criminals in the area of cliffs, where they took refuge in the well-known "Cueva del Diablo".
Until after 03:00 in the afternoon, a large group of police elements remained in place, in addition to a helicopter from the Secretariat of the Navy Navy of Mexico flying over the area.
On the street Silvestre Castro of the aforementioned colony it was possible to observe elements and their units keeping a strict surveillance, and in the mouth of the cave a strong number of policemen, soldiers and sailors, who did not dare to enter due to fear of be ambushed
The bulletin of the State Attorney General's Office reported in the communiqué that the dead and detainees are members of a "criminal group that operates in the municipality of Acapulco related to homicides, extortions and kidnappings."
The detainees respond to the names of Javier "N", Feliciano "N", Prudencio "N", Irwin "N", Melchor "N", Moisés "N", José Daniel "N", Arturo "N", José " N ", Onofre" N ", Juan Carlos" N "and Alexis Chael" N ".
All of them were made available to the competent authority and their probable participation in various common and federal jurisdictions is investigated.