Three Argentines are attacked with machetes on the coast of Oaxaca

Three Argentines are attacked with machetes on the coast of Oaxaca
Three Argentines are attacked with machetes on the coast of Oaxaca

Three young Argentines were attacked with machetes on the coast of Oaxaca, Mexico. One of them remained hospitalized serious condition for a head injury, while for the assault the local police arrested a suspect 21 years old.

While, Foreign Ministry sources Argentina informed Télam that the ambassador in MexicoCarlos Tomada, closely followed the case together with the Consulate and that it was evaluated medical transfer of the injured youth seriously to the capital of said country. According to what was reported by the Mexican portals Sdpnoticias.com and Rioaxaca.com, the attack occurred yesterday afternoon in the tourist area called Chacahua Lagoonsin the municipality of Villa Tutupetec.

By reasons still under investigationa young man attacked the group of young people from Córdobaand identified as Benjamin Gamond (23), Santiago (22) and Macarena (23). According to the Municipal Coordination of Civil Protection of Tutupepec, one of the youths was seriously injured in the head, while the other two suffered cutting injuries to hands and arms.

The three wounded were treated on the coast by paramedics Municipal Civil Protection and then transferred from emergencies to the Angel del Mar Hospital in Puerto Escondido. While the municipal police detained the suspect in the attack, whom they identified as cross irving (21), a native of Ometepec, Guerrero.

Sources from the Argentine Foreign Ministry reported that one of the victims suffered cuts and a fracture, and that she underwent surgery successfully. While the other young man also suffered a sharp injury and was evolving favorably. As to Gamondwho suffered a serious head injury, his medical transfer to Mexico City was being evaluateddue to the complexity of his health picture.

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The negotiations were headed by Ambassador Tomada, who closely followed the case and contacted, together with the members of the Argentine Consulate General in Mexico, the parties involved, in order to provide the necessary assistance. About, Marcos Gamond, brother of Benjaminpublished this morning a video on his Instagram account, where he told whate his “younger brother was traveling through Mexicohe had been working there for a few months”, and that he had “been violently attacked”. The man made “a call for solidarity” so thatand “help them to be with him at this time and accompany him in this difficult time” that “everyone has to live as a family”.

This afternoon Marcos reposted another video, where he said that his brother “entered into a critical situation, with a state of severe hypovolemic shock” but that “it is a little more stable compared to the previous report, which was yesterday at 5 in the morning.” “I was recently able to speak at length with the doctors who are assisting him in the place. The importance is that he is presenting some improvement, the issue is that we need to transfer him to a town so that he has another more complex hospital, since the hospital where he is It has some limitations,” the man explained. And, he concluded: “We continue with the campaign to be able to transfer him, we have already communicated with the Ministry and with all the estates that can help us with the transfer.”

On the other hand, the Tala Rugby Club, in which Benjamin plays, joined the collection this afternoon to collaborate with the victim’s family, from the official Facebook account of the sports institution. “Benja Gamond needs our help! Benja is class 2000 of our Club and while in Mexico he suffered an attack and is in a delicate state of health. We need the collaboration of the entire black and white family for Benja and her family”They pointed out from the club.

Source: Ambito

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