Mexican military tried to arrest joaquín guzmán («El Chapo»), the leader of the cartel «Sinaloa», who has previously managed to escape from prison. The attempt failed, said government sources.
In a published statement stated that Guzman «was forced to flee» the place of residence to avoid arrest, and damaged the face and leg. How serious his injury is unknown.
Guzman, considered one of the most dangerous criminals in the world, escaped from prison in July 2015, digging the tunnel.
In addition, in the city of Matamoros Mexican security forces have arrested ángel Eduardo Prado rodríguez, leader of the branch of the cartel «the Gulf». Rodriguez, known by the nickname «Cyclone-7», led the group «Cyclones».
When arrested, the use of weapons is not required. The house Rodriguez was found 20 thousand dollars in cash, five guns and a quantity of drugs.
Rodriguez will be charged with murder, kidnapping, drug smuggling and other crimes.