Mexican Drug Kingpin Shot Dead

Mexican drug kingpin shot dead

Top Mexican drug lord Ezequiel "Tony Tormenta" Cardenas died in a shootout with security forces on Friday in the border city of Matamoros across from Brownsville, Texas, Mexico's navy said.

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