I wonder if they’ll use this to do home cocaine delivery or if it’s just the bombs?
More evidence has surfaced to indicate the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) is using drones armed with C4 explosives to attack its enemies.
A citizens’ militia group in Tepalcatepec, Michoacán, reports finding two drones inside an armored car that cartel hitmen had abandoned after an attempted raid on the city, which borders Jalisco, on July 25.
The C4 was packed with ball bearings to serve as shrapnel in Tupperware-like containers that were equipped with a remote detonation system and duct-taped to the drones, militia members explained. The drones were found in a cardboard box that was soaked in blood, indicating to the militia members that whoever was intending to fly the drones was injured before they could be launched.
The new tactic represents the cartel’s determination to wrest control of the western Michoacán municipality from the self-defense militia and an evolution of their air attack strategy. In April, the cartel used small planes to drop explosives on Tepalcatepec, but after authorities increased aerial surveillance in the region the CJNG opted for drones, which cannot be detected on radar.
Militia members say that loud explosions have been heard across the municipality, but no one thus far has been injured in a drone attack. They believe the cartel has not yet learned how to fly and detonate them with precision.
Mexican drug dealers sure are a lot smarter than normal Mexicans.
But come on.
Can’t we end this drug war already?
I don’t mean that in the libertarian way of legalizing all drugs, I mean we can CLOSE THE BORDER.
Wouldn’t the Mexican government be open to that?
These cartels are nearly as powerful as the government, and the only reason they’re able to maintain that power is the amount of money they have coming in from people paying $50 a gram for cocaine.
If the border was closed, the Mexican government could get all their land back from the drug dealers.
How is that not a fair deal?
Of course, cocaine dealers are going to have a problem soon either way.
People want a real PAIN KILLER.
IT’S WHAT’S FOR BREAKFAST.