Mexican self-defence groups challenge cartel

Operation in Apatzingan carried out with backing of government forces who have been battling the Knights Templar gang.

    Mexican vigilantes have entered the major gang-held city of Apatzingan. They are assisting government forces to clear it of the Knights Templar. The cartel has been in control of this area for years.

    Al Jazeera's Emma Hayward reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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