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Inside the tunnel connected to the Mexican drug lord’s prison cell

Inside the tunnel connected to the Mexican drug lord's prison cell 0

Inside the tunnel connected to the Mexican drug lord’s prison cell

The ladder down into the deep hole leads to the tunnel where Guzma escapes.

After the world’s most notorious drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzma escaped from Mexico’s high-security Altiplano prison, the country’s authorities said they made a shocking discovery underground: a equipped tunnel

Monte Alejandro Rubido, member of Mexico’s National Security Council, said on July 12 that the tunnel started with a 50 x 50 cm crater in the shower area of `the dwarf` Guzman’s cell.

The hole has a 10 m descending ladder and leads to a tunnel about 1.7 m high and more than 70 cm wide.

According to a farmer who lives near the house at the end of the tunnel, the group of workers built the house last December, then took a few months off.

Inside the tunnel connected to the Mexican drug lord's prison cell

Officials said that in the tunnel there was a modified motorbike traveling on the tracks.

The successful escape of `short guy` Guzman raises suspicions of an inside job.

`They did something or did a lot with what happened and that’s why we made the above decision,` said Mr. Osorio Chong.

Mr. Osorio Chong did not reveal exactly who was suspected of helping Guzman escape.

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The head of Mexico’s Interior Ministry said the Altiplano prison has the same strict security standards as prisons in the US and Canada.

A tunnel equipped with improved lighting, ventilation and motors to run on rails usually takes 18 months to two years to complete, said Jim Dinkins, former head of the agency’s Homeland Security Investigations Unit

`When you work for the boss, you may have to speed up the process,` Mr. Jim said.

The Mexican government offered a reward of nearly $4 million for the capture of Guzman.

Inside the tunnel connected to the Mexican drug lord's prison cell

Latest images of `the midget` Guzman before he escaped from the Altiplano prison.

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