Mexico: Alleged drug boss Beltran Leyva captured

October 2, 2014 1:11 AM

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Military special forces grabbed alleged cartel leader Hector Beltran Leyva during a lightning raid at a restaurant Wednesday, Mexican federal officials said, announcing the latest in a string of high-profile drug arrests in the country.

The purported head of the Beltran Levya drug gang was captured in a seafood eatery in San Miguel de Allende, a city in the central state of Guanajuato that is a popular enclave for foreigners.

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