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Arrests in Mexico's Drug War

Ciudad Juarez is one of the cities hardest hit by Mexico's drug war, with more than 2,000 dead this year amid a turf war between the Sinaloa and Juarez drug cartels. Mexico's federal police arrested 15 drug gang members Wednesday, including Fernando Contreras, who allegedly killed three people after apparently detonating a car bomb with his cell phone.

Gang Member Contreras

Oct. 21, 2010: Police arrest drug gang member Fernando Contreras, who detonated a car bomb June 15 that killed three people in the border city of Ciudad Juarez.

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Contreras Handcuffed for Press

Oct. 21, 2010: A federal police officer leads handcuffed Fernando Contreras Meraz, alias El Dorado, during his presentation to the press in Mexico City.

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13 Drug Cartel Members

Oct. 21, 2010: Federal police present 13 alleged drug cartel members to the press in Mexico City.

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Police Catch Contretras

Oct. 21, 2010: Federal police present handcuffed Fernando Contreras Meraz, center, along with other alleged drug cartel members and weapons allegedly seized from them to the press in Mexico City.

Arrests in Mexico's Drug War

Ciudad Juarez is one of the cities hardest hit by Mexico's drug war, with more than 2,000 dead this year amid a turf war between the Sinaloa and Juarez drug cartels. Mexico's federal police arrested 15 drug gang members Wednesday, including Fernando Contreras, who allegedly killed three people after apparently detonating a car bomb with his cell phone.

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