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Sunday February 20, 2011

Mexican Drug Lord ‘The Condor” Shot Dead (VIDEO)

Mexican Drug Lord ‘The Condor” Shot Dead (VIDEO)

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Mexican security forces have shot dead a top figure within the Juarez cartel in the northern state of Chihuahua in an important strike for President Felipe Calderon’s drug war.

Forty-four-year-old Luis Humberto Peralta Hernandez, also known as The Condor, was shot dead on Tuesday in the city of Chihuahua but his death was only made known on Thursday because he was carrying false ID at the time of his death.

Peralta Hernandez, is accused of being linked with the death of more than 100 people.

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