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Eleven murders in Los Cabos this weekend, three killed three wounded on Tourist Beach in Palmilla | Aug 07, 2017

Five killed in Palmilla beach, three dead and two wounded

|| La Tribuna Los Cabos

“San José del Cabo – Five members of a family who were on Palmilla Beach were killed by gunshot wounds with automatic weapons, with three dead and two wounded.

According to the information, at least three armed men arrived at the beach where they surprised a family that was in the place.

It transpired that there were four men, a woman and a baby who were in the shade of a palm tree, when the hit men shot them first with a pistol and then with a long gun.

Three of the men were shot dead while another man and a woman were injured, while a baby carrying the woman in her arms was unharmed.

After the attack, the gunmen fled at full speed.

After the attack collective panic was experienced in dozens of bathers who were in the beach, who began to race to their cars to retire.

Minutes later paramedics arrived, who gave first aid to the survivors and moved them to a hospital.

The area was cordoned off by police and military elements.”

….Translated by Google, continue reading @ La Tribuna de Los Cabos


Cartel Gunmen Fire on Tourists at Mexican Vacation Spot

|| Breitbart

“Tourists visiting a popular beach in Mexico’s Los Cabos recorded the moment when cartel gunmen stormed a beach unleashing waves of machine gun fire killing three men and injured two others. Over the weekend, the once quiet resort area saw 11 confirmed murders.

Videos recorded by tourists using cell phones and obtained by Semanario Zeta reveal the moment when gunmen unleashed barrages of automatic gunfire towaes the beach goers.

The gunmen stormed Palmilla Beach in San Jose del Cabo in Baja California Sur, targeting three men sitting under a palm tree. During the shooting, stray bullets hit a man and a woman who were nearby, Mexico’s El Universal reported.

Shortly after that attack, authorities reported various other murders in the area leading to a total of 11 during the weekend in Los Cabos.

Once considered a safe haven by tourists, since 2014, Los Cabos saw a spike in violence as cartel members began fighting over drug distribution territories, Breitbart Texas reported. Earlier this year, a Mexican journalist from Los Cabos survived yet another attempt on his life when a group of gunmen fired at Julio Mar Gomez as he was leaving his home in Cabo San Lucas, Breitbart Texas reported. Gomez was a reporter for the online news site 911 Noticias covering cartel violence and public corruption in Los Cabos.”

….Continue reading more @ Breitbart



Terrifying moment gunmen use MACHINE GUNS to kill three men in the middle of a Mexican beach popular with Brit families

|| The Sun UK


“Three people have been killed injured after gunmen armed with machine guns launched an attack on a Mexican beach yesterday afternoon.

Two more were injured at in the shooting, which happened on Playa Palmilla beach in Los Cabos, located on the southern tip of Baja California Sur state.


Experts blame the bloodshed on fighting among factions in the Sinaloa drug cartel and clashes with the rival Jalisco Nueva Generacion cartel.

According to United States Drug Enforcement Agency data, the Sinaloa Cartel dominates Baja California Sur – but Jalisco Nueva Generacion have increasing presence in the region.”

….Continue reading more @ The Sun