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Mexican drug lord El Chapo recaptured after prison break

Mexican drug lord Joaquin ''El Chapo'' Guzman has been recaptured, six months after he escaped from a maximum-security jail.

Guzman escaped from jail through a 1.5km (mile) long tunnel dug in the showers, sparking a huge manhunt, with a $5m (£3.2m) reward for information offered by the US government.

He was apprehended following a shoot-out with Mexican marines in Los Mochis, a coastal city in his home state of Sinaloa, north-west Mexico, an official told the Associated Press.

Katy Watson reports from Mexico City.

  • 09 Jan 2016
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