Secret tunnels controversial Mexican drug lord
• Secret tunnels controversial Mexican drug lord
In February, he was finally arrested the most wanted drug lord in Mexico Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman, the legend of the criminal world, which in 2009 made the list of the world's billionaires, the magazine "Forbes". Guzman was a member of the US list of most wanted criminals in Mexico and led by "The Sinaloa cartel."
Authorities tracked down a long Guzman. Eventually it became clear that Guzman is hiding somewhere in the area of Culiacan - Sinaloa state capital. In mid-February 2014 investigators identified seven houses, which probably could hide the leader of the cartel, together with his entourage. All of them were built on the same principle: Inputs are protected by armored doors and bathrooms were of underground tunnels in the city's sewer system.
Photographer Daniel Becherril looked into the secret tunnels "Shorty", which he often used to escape, and drug trafficking.
Mexican Marine bath lifts, beneath which is the entrance to the tunnel and out into the sewer. Bath is located in one of the houses of Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman in Kulyakane. Guzman was a nobody, and became one of the most powerful drug lords in history. Last Saturday, he was captured after a raid on the beach resort of Mazatlan, 200 km southeast of Culiacan. In just a few days before Guzman escaped from military to these tunnels and sewers.
The output of the drain, which leads directly under one of Guzman's homes.
A journalist from a steel door that leads from the city sewer system in a tunnel under one of Guzman's homes.
Reporters with flashlights go through the sewer to the tunnel under the house of Guzman.
The output from this ladder is directly under the very same bath with the first shot.
The bottom of the bath itself.
The secret tunnel under one of Joaquin Guzman houses nicknamed "Chapo" (Shorty).
The tunnel leading from Guzman's home in the city's sewer system.
The Secret "personal" tunnel Guzman was separated from the city sewer steel door.
A part of the sewer system leading to Guzman's home.
The Mexican military in the sewers.
The Mexican military have carefully checked the secret tunnels leading from the house of Guzmán, after the capture of drug lord.
Mexican Marine in the bedroom of a house of Joaquin Guzman.