Mass grave with 200 bodies’ discovered in Mexico

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In the Mexican state of Veracruz, the authorities a mass grave discovered that it is possible that dozens of bodies. In the region there are a lot of drug cartels are active, and compete against each other in a particularly bloody bendeoorlog.

The site was on the orders of the public prosecutor’s office closed, and after an inspection with technological tools were able to be a tenth of the surface 36 illegal digging) can be detected, as was the court during a press conference know. The precise location of the site was not released, to ensure the safety of the employees that the human remains will be exhumed, ” came the.

According to a source within the Mexican army, who wanted to remain anonymous, there would be in the mass grave ‘of 200 seem.

In 2016, stumbled to the authorities of Veracruz in Colinas de Santa Fe is still on a giant mass grave. To date, on that place for nearly 300 bodies excavated. Just a few of the victims could be identified. In 2017 and 2018 were still two other mass graves found, in La Laguna and in Arbolillo. There were 180 bodies place. The majority of those victims was beheaded.

Veracruz stretches along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. In the region to fight the cartel of Zetas and Jalisco Nueva Generacion a violent struggle for control over the drug and other smuggling routes.

More than 40,000 people are currently in Mexico went missing.

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