February 14, 2014
The Zetas, a notorious Mexican drug cartel, has trained members of a US gang to become “top-notch killing machines,” according to a February 6 FOX News story. The gang, known as Barrio Azteca, has some 3,000 members in the US and operates on both sides of the border in El Paso and Ciudad Juarez. The information comes from a Barrio Azteca member who is serving as a US government witness. He claims to have killed at least 800 people in Juarez before he stopped keeping count.
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