Mexico’s billion-dollar drug lord escaped prison on an underground motorbike: Eighteen guards questioned after bike on rails, oxygen tanks and lights are found in El Chapo’s elaborate mile-long tunnel

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A powerful drug lord known as Mexico’s Osama bin Laden has escaped from a maximum security jail for the second time – fleeing through an elaborate network of tunnels underneath his cell.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, head of the powerful Sinaloa Cartel, is on the run from Altiplano jail, 50 miles outside of Mexico City, security officials said.

His audacious escape saw him dash through the mile-long tunnel system, which led to a building under construction next to the prison.

The tunnels boast air vents, electric lights, emergency oxygen tanks – and even a motorbike on rails, according to Mexico’s National Security Commissioner Monte Alejandro Rubido.

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