Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is Mexico’s drug kingpin and has been living on the run for a long time. This is what police found in his home.
Early on Saturday morning, Feb. 22, Marines had located Joaquin Guzman in a condominum complex and surrounded the area. Before sunrise at 6:40 a.m., Marines smashed open the door to his fourth floor condo, seizing Guzman without a shot fired. Mexican Marines have allowed photographer Daniel Becerril a walk through Guzman's labyrinth .
Mexican Marine lifts a bathtub that leads to a tunnel and exits in the city’s drainage system at one of the houses of Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman in Culiacan.
Guzman fled through a secret door beneath a bathtub into his tunnel network.
A steel ladder leads to the bottom of a removable bathtub at one of the houses of Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman, inside a tunnel leading to the city’s drainage system in Culiacan.
Making it safely through the labyrinth of tunnels, Guzman fled south to Mazatlan.
An open steel door leads from a tunnel underneath one of the houses of Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman to the city’s drainage system in Culiacan.
With the Marines as guides, Reuters photographer Daniel Becerril shows us what those escape tunnels were like.
Mexican Marines and U.S Dea agents had set up vantage points during the search,this is how Guzman was captured.
At the end of the tunnel,Joaquin Guzman could make his escape. Unfortunately for Guzman, Mexican Marines and U.S. DEA agents had set up a base of operations in the city, according to AP.