Operación Escorpión

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Operación Escorpión
Part of Mexican Drug War
Date August 28, 2011 – October 31, 2011
Location Tamaulipas, Nuevo León, Coahuila and San Luis Potosí
Result Mexican Army victory
Belligerents
Commanders and leaders
Felipe Calderón

Guillermo Galván Galván

Miguel Treviño Morales,
Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano
Strength
1,500 soldiers[2] unknown
Casualties and losses
2 killed
18 wounded
112 killed
1,093 arrested

Operación Escorpión (Operation Scorpion), was a military operation conducted by the Mexican Secretariat of National Defense, from August 28 to October 31, 2011, in the states of Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas and San Luis Potosí. The prime objective was to weaken the Zetas and Gulf cartels. During the operation, 75 attacks from the criminals were repelled.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sedena presenta resultados de “Operación Escorpión Milenio Diario. Consultado el 03-11-2011.
  2. ^ Cayeron 1,093 "zetas" durante "Operación Escorpión" en El Economista. Consultado el 03-11-2011.
  3. ^ Operación Escorpión SEDENA en revistamasseguridad.com.mx. Consultado el 03-11-2011.