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Operación Lince Norte

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Operación Lince Norte
Part of Mexican Drug War
DateJuly 16, 2011 – August 4, 2011
Status Mexican Army victory
Commanders and leaders
Felipe Calderón
Guillermo Galván Galván
Noé Sandoval Alcázar
Miguel Treviño Morales
Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano
4,000 soldiers[1] unknown
Casualties and losses
1 killed
21 wounded
30 killed
11 wounded

Operación Lince Norte (Operation Lynx North), was a military operation conducted by the Mexican Secretariat of National Defense, from July 16 to August 4, 2011, in the states of Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas and San Luis Potosi. The prime objective was to weaken the Los Zetas Cartel and the Gulf cartel.

During the operation, 26 attacks from the criminals were prevented and repelled.[1]

Seized assets and achievements[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "El Universal - - Operativo 'Lince Norte' deja 200 detenidos: Sedena".