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 Mexican soldiers have been deployed to the western state of Michoacan in Mexico in a crackdown on the Knights Templar, a powerful breakaway faction of  the La Familia Michoacana organized crime cartel

But vigilantes  fed-up-with violence  have  taken  matters into their own hands after years of extortion, kidnappings and murders by cartels

Al Jazeera’s Adam Raney reports from La Ruana.