The family of jailed drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have said they will cover the expenses of those injured and killed during a failed attempt to capture his son in Mexico.
At least eight died and more than 20 were injured after National Guard officers were overpowered by heavily armed gangsters as they tried to apprehend Ovidio Guzman on charges of trafficking cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana.
Jose Luis Gonzalez Mesa, a lawyer for Guzman's family, said: "The family apologises to the people of Sinaloa, and particularly to the people of Culiacan. However many there were, man, no problem, they will help them economically."
A civilian, a member of the National Guard, an escaped inmate and five attackers were among those who lost their lives, and officials fear the death toll could rise.
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