Mexican security forces have killed drug lord Arturo Beltran Leyva, one of the most wanted traffickers in both Mexico and the United States, in a victory for President Felipe Calderon’s war on drug cartels.
Beltran Leyva, a drug lord dubbed “The Boss of Bosses,” was killed on Wednesday by Navy forces in a luxury residential complex in the southern city of Cuernavaca.
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