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12th Jan 2016

VIDEO: Intense footage of the raid that captured ‘El Chapo’ has been released

Simon Lloyd

The re-capture of El Chapo, boss of the Sinaloa Cartel, has generated plenty of headlines since Friday.

The early-morning raid lasted 15 minutes and left five of Chapo’s associates dead and injured one of the marines conducting the operation.

And now, you can watch footage of the raid, after a video became available courtesy of Mexican TV show Primero Noticias – as reported by ABC News.

Chapo, whose real name is Joaquín Guzmán Loera, escaped from his maximum security prison six months ago and reportedly planned to make a biopic while on the run, which some claim was behind his decision to meet up with actor Sean Penn.

Here’s the footage, apparently recorded by GoPro camera: