The Army secures a drug laboratory in Cosalá, Sinaloa

The Secretary of National Defense (Sedena) reported that elements of the Army secured a illicit laboratory for the production of synthetic drugs in the municipality of Cosalá, Sinaloa, area of ​​influence of the Sinaloa Cartel.

The federal agency indicated that on June 27, within the framework of the National Strategy for Public Security and the Zero Impunity Policy of the federal government, an operation was carried out in order to continue locating clandestine laboratories.

“The Mexican Army It continues with its deployment in the state of Sinaloa, derived from the planning and intelligence work to detect criminal organizations with a presence in that entity,” he said.

The Sedena He highlighted that upon arrival at the site located through intelligence work in the municipality of Cosalá, the military personnel established security perimeters and entered to discover 750 kilograms of caustic soda; 106 containers of various capacities; 80 liters of calcium carbonate; eight capacitors; eight gas tanks; six organic synthesis reactors.

The laboratory was disabled to prevent it from being used for the production of synthetic drugs that affect the health and comprehensive development of Mexican youth, the agency said.

“With these actions, the Mexican Army and Air Force endorse their commitment to ensure and safeguard the well-being of citizens, contributing to the Government of Mexico to guarantee the peace and security of Mexicans,” he concluded.

(With information from Jorge Monroy.)


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