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Who is pablo escobar?

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Who is pablo escobar?
posted Mar 9, 2017 by Richa Patil

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Pablo Escobar was the wealthiest drug kingpin of all times

He was the mastermind behind over 200 car bombs in the Colombian drug wars and even organised the bombing of a commercial airliner in which 107 people died.
Pablo Escobar

Who is Pablo Escobar?

  • Born in 1949 in Antioquia, Colombia, Pablo Escobar became the leader of the powerful Medellin drugs cartel.
  • His Medellin drugs cartel was accused of being behind up to 80 per cent of all the cocaine shipped to the US.
  • Killed on a Medellin roof-top during a shoot-out as he was trying to flee from the police on 2 December 1993.
  • At the height of his power, Escobar was said to be the seventh richest man in the world, with his Medellin drugs cartel thought to be behind up to 80% of all the cocaine shipped to the United States.
  • Dubbed the “King of Cocaine”, he stopped at nothing to protect his drug trafficking business and was behind the murders of thousands of people.

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answer Apr 22, 2017 by Tanay Hanuman Toor
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