Mexico: ‘El Chapo’ sons suspected of deadly ambush

10/01/16 Al Jazeera

The sons of imprisoned drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman are suspected of launching an ambush on a military convoy in northern Mexico which killed five soldiers and injured 10 others.

State and military officials said on Saturday that some 60 gunmen freed drug suspect Julio Oscar Ortiz Vega, also known as “El Kevin”, in Culiacan city in Sinaloa state, as he was being escorted by soldiers to a hospital in an ambulance. Vega had been wounded in an earlier gunfight.

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