Drug lord man­hunt

Townsville Bulletin - - NEWS -

MEX­I­CAN author­i­ties have dis­trib­uted 100,000 photos of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guz­man to high­way toll booths since his week­end es­cape from a max­i­mum­se­cu­rity prison. The gov­ern­ment says 10,000 fed­eral po­lice agents are on high alert across Mexico and author­i­ties have es­tab­lished 101 check­points on highways. Hos­pi­tals, ho­tels and fu­neral homes are also be­ing checked. About 50 ca­nine teams are search­ing pas­sen­ger and cargo ve­hi­cles. Air­ports are on alert, re­view­ing pas­sen­gers on pri­vate planes. Guz­man es­caped late Satur­day through an elab­o­rate tun­nel from his prison cell.

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