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Drug battles in Mexico's 'cartel country'

16 May 2014 Last updated at 23:04 BST

In the western Mexican state of Michoacán, a popular uprising led by heavily armed self-defence groups has chased out one of the main drug cartels.

It is now feared the militias themselves are being infiltrated and controlled by the drug lords. Correspondent Paul Wood and cameraman Fred Scott report.

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