Mexico Gulf Cartel leader Mario Ramirez Trevino captured

11:45 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Mexico Gulf Cartel leader Mario Ramirez Trevino captured

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Mexican troops have captured one of the country's most wanted drug-gang leaders. Mario Ramirez Trevino, known as X-20, is said to be the head of the cocaine and marijuana-smuggling Gulf Cartel.
Mexican troops have captured one of the country's most wanted drug-gang leaders. Mario Ramirez Trevino, known as X-20, is said to be the head of the cocaine and marijuana-smuggling Gulf Cartel. Security was stepped in the north of the country to prevent rival gangs fighting to expand their influence into the void left by the capture.