Elements of the Ministry of National Defense (SEDENA) released 17 people allegedly abducted 13 men and four women, and shot two suspected criminals after repelling an attack in Matamoros, Tamaulipas.
The Department of Defense reported in this context that a person allegedly killed by the organized crime was found in a vehicle, but does not correspond to the profile of Heriberto Lazcano The Lazca, leader of the Zetas, as released on Friday.
In a statement, the agency reported that the attack by members of organized crime in the military occurred in the colony Pedro Moreno.
In response, military elements repelled the attack and killed two suspected members of organized crime, who claimed four rifles, two short, 15 magazines, a thousand cartridges of various calibers and an armored vehicle.
He said that "at the end of armed action, military personnel conducted an inspection of the aforementioned vehicles, locations within the body of a male person allegedly killed by organized crime.
"It should be noted that the profiles physiognomy of the deceased to the conclusion that Heriberto Lazcano, leader of the criminal organization Los Zetas, is not among them, as originally reported by foreign media," he said.
The Department of Defense said in a statement that further surveys in the area of the incident identified a property where cries for help came. There he conducted an inspection and found 17 people allegedly deprived of their liberty.
The bodies of the deceased insured and were made available to appropriate authorities, and released 17 people submitted to these bodies, he said.