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    Feared Zetas cartel leader Z-40 captured in Mexico

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    Mexican authorities have arrested Miguel Angel Trevino, aka Z-40,the leader of the infamous Zetas drug cartel.

    Mexican marines intercepted his pick-up truck close to the border with the US, following a months- long operation.

    The Zetas, formed by army deserters, are believed responsible for some of the worst instances of gang related violence carried out in the country.