02/12/1993 Drug lord Pablo Escobar dies in a shootout
This is how Pablo Escobar was get caught and killed
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Pablo Escobar murder
The truth behind Pablo Escobar's death
16 months after his escape from La Catedral, Pablo Escobar died in a shootout amid another of Escobar's attempts to elude the Search Bloc. A Colombian electronic surveillance team, led by Brigadier Hugo Martínez, used radio trilateration technology to track his radiotelephone transmissions and found him hiding in Los Olivos.