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Friday February 28, 2014

Blog del Narco: View Tunnels that El Chapo Used Evade Police

Blog del Narco: View Tunnels that El Chapo Used Evade Police

Photo: El Chappo Escape Tunnel

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Joaquin Guzman Loera, aka El Chapo, was arrested on last Saturday February 22 in Mazatlan but not before a very close escape to one of his houses in Culiacán, through a hidden tunnel.

Mexicans Marine, with the assistance of. U.S. authorities gave chase but lost the fugitive through a maze of tunnels under the city just before his famous arrest. In every house, the Mexican military found the same thing: reinforced steel doors and an escape hatch under the bathtubs. Each hatch led to a series of interconnected tunnels within the drainage system of the city.

In one of the houses they found a flap that exposed the newly constructed tunnel. Large and lined with wood paneling, like a cabin, the passageway had lighting and air conditioning. At the end of the tunnel was a blue ladder against the wall leading to a house that Mexican authorities say Guzman used as a hideout. 

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