There’s a Devil Loose: El Chapo’s Sons Take Entire Town Hostage

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The Mexican town of Caborca was subject to a brutal, sustained and bloody standoff involving the sons of imprisoned Mexican drug lord El Chapo that left two people dead and many more kidnapped.

Word of the drug gangs raid on February 15 had initially been passed to residents of the isolated city through scrambled messages from truck drivers who heard gang members at gas stations brag: “The Chapiza is here: we are coming with everything.”

Armed to the teeth with guns powerful enough to take down helicopters, 20 trucks arrived in Caborca to intimidate the rival gangs in the area and lay siege to the town.

Remarkably, nothing was done to stop the convoy of cars entering the town and residents were forced to bombard themselves in their homes and wait out the violence.

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Source: Daily Star