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3 bodies hurled from plane, one lands on hospital roof in ‘El Chapo’s’ home state of Sinaloa

April 13, 2017  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
3 bodies hurled from plane, one lands on hospital roof in ‘El Chapo’s’ home state of Sinaloa REUTERS/Jesus Bustamante

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Public health service officials in Mexico say a corpse was thrown from a plane, landing on the roof of a hospital in the state of Sinaloa on Wednesday.

The gruesome and bizarre incident occurred in the town of El Dorado located 33 miles south of the state capital of Culiacan.

According to El Debate, witnesses said the body of a man was tossed from a low flying aircraft Wednesday morning around 7:30 a.m. and landed on the roof of the IMSS Hospital.

Witnesses said the body was thrown from light aircraft early Wednesday morning in Sinaloa

Authorities have yet to determine if the man was still alive when he was launched from the plane. However, officials said the body showed injuries consistent with a substantial impact.

Later in the day, local media reported two more bodies thrown from the same airplane just south of the town.

Witnesses said cartel gunmen reportedly recovered the remains of the two other victims before authorities arrived on the scene.

The body of the corpse landed on the roof of a hospital in the town of El Dorado

Sinaloa’s Deputy Attorney General Jesus Martin Robles wouldn’t confirm that the bodies had been thrown from a plane.

El Dorado is the known stronghold of Damaso Lopez Nunez, a powerful capo and senior figure within the Sinaloa Cartel structure.

Security has continued to deteriorate in the northern Mexican state since the arrest of Sinaloa Cartel boss Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman in 2016.

Three bodies were reportedly launched from the plane

Violence stemming from infighting between rival Sinaloa Cartel factions further escalated following Guzman’s extradition to the United States in January.

‘El Chapo’s’ family members including his sons and half-brother have since gone to war for control of the Sinaloa cartel against Lopez Nunez.

Officials have attributed the internal fight to fill the power vacuum left by ‘El Chapo’s’ absence for the sharp rise in Mexico’s murder rate in January and February.

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