Mexico: IID Functioned in Movie Theater

Submitted by Mahtab7 on Mon, 05/22/2023 - 14:36
TRIPwire, 22 May 2023 On 19 May 2023, local police and fire department crews responded to a movie theater in a shopping center in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, after an improvised incendiary device (IID), described as a Molotov cocktail, functioned inside one of the theaters. No injuries were reported. Investigators discovered three IIDs, only one of which had been functioned. The intact IIDs were described as two plastic bottles which contained knives, nails, and aluminum foil balls. Fire department officials also reported that the devices contained muriatic acid. No further device details have been released, and the investigation is ongoing.