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Mexican forces kill 10 Zetas drug cartel suspects in gunfight

Mexican soldiers and police killed 10 Zetas drug cartel suspects in a gunfight in the eastern state of Veracruz, authorities said. A state police officer was wounded in the clash, a Veracruz public security agency official told AFP. The skirmish erupted after security forces were shot at from a house…

Mexico detains one of most wanted gang leaders

MEXICO CITY — Mexican security forces have captured a regional leader of the Zetas drug gang who was on a list of the country’s 37 most dangerous criminals, a statement said Monday. Raul Lucio Hernandez Lechuga, alias “El Lucky,” was detained in the city of Cordoba in eastern Veracruz state,…