reports indicate that the Ensenada massacre stemmed from a clash between rival factions: the Arellano Félix Cartel (CAF) and the Sinaloa Cartel. The violent confrontation broke out near the San Vicente gas station, a place close to where the participants of a race were fueling their vehicles.
Baja California, located along the border with the United States, has long been a hotbed of cartel activity as criminal organizations compete to control crucial drug and people-trafficking routes.
An armed attack took place this Saturday 20 May in the afternoon at the Sant Vicent branch, in the municipality of Ensenada, on the transpeninsular road, kilometer 90.
There are 9 people killed and at least 7 injured, women among them. pic.twitter.com/MzhCQTormD
— Rodrigo Medeles Ruiz (@RodrigoMedeles) May 20, 2023
ARMED ATTACK LEAVES 11 DEAD IN ENSENADA RALLY, BAJA CALIFORNIA
— José Diaz (@JJDiazMachuca) May 21, 2023
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MASSACRE POSTER IN SANT VICENT IN ENSENADA, DOWN!
— LoveWorld (@LoveWorld_Peopl) May 21, 2023