Cartel gunmen chase away security forces, free El Chapo's son

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Cartel gunmen chase away security forces, free El Chapo's sonHeavily armed cartel fighters surrounded security forces and made them free one of drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s sons, whose brief apprehension triggered intense gunbattles across the city of Culiacan. Security Minister Alfonso Durazo said a patrol by National Guard militarized police first came under attack from within a house in the city, 600 km (370 miles) northwest of Mexico City. After entering the house, they found four men including Ovidio Guzman, who is accused of drug trafficking in the United States.