Sinaloa Cartel, Zetas Push Mexico's Drug Violence To New Depths

In turf war, the brutal Zetas bring their horrific methods to areas accustomed to the more businesslike Sinaloa cartel, deepening fear and uncertainty.CULIACAN, Mexico — The cartel henchman nicknamed "El Loco" was reported behind the latest atrocity in Mexico's ever-more-depraved drug war: mutilating 49 people and piling their bodies — heads, hands and feet missing — by the side of a road leading to the U.S.

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