Mexican navy guns down top bodyguard to eldest son of ‘El Chapo’

4/15/2017 Reuters

m16 gun closeupThe chief bodyguard to the eldest son of jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was killed in the northern coastal state of Sinaloa.

Mexico’s navy said on Saturday that troops killed Francisco Zazueta, suspected of helping launch an ambush of soldiers last year, during a shootout on Friday afternoon in the town of Badiraguato, a hotbed of support for the Sinaloa Cartel and not far from where Guzman grew up.

Zazueta, also known as “Pancho Chimal,” was Ivan Archivaldo Guzman’s top bodyguard.

The navy troops were attacked after entering the town, where “a meeting of members of organized crime was taking place,” the navy said in a statement.

Several assault rifles as well as a rocket launcher were recovered from the meeting spot.

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