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Another Mass Grave in Mexico Yields 37 Bodies

Site in Durango follows discovery of bigger grave last month

(Newser) - Mexican authorities have uncovered another mass grave, this time in northern Mexico. They pulled 37 decomposed bodies from the site in Durango yesterday and Wednesday, reports Reuters . Two rival drug camps, the Zetas and Sinaloa cartels, have been battling for control of the region, notes AP . The development comes after... More »

16 Mexican Cops Arrested in Mass Murder Cover-Up

Body count from mass graves hits 146

(Newser) - The number of bodies pulled from mass graves in Mexico's Tamaulipas state now stands at 146 and the murderers are believed to have had the protection of the police. Federal authorities have arrested 16 police officers from the town on San Fernando, accusing them of helping protect the cartel... More »

Body Count in Mexican Mass Graves Hits 116

Seventeen have been arrested in connection

(Newser) - Mexican authorities yesterday found 28 more bodies in the mass graves discovered in Tamaulipas last week , bringing the total number to 116. Seventeen people have been arrested in connection with the grisly uncovering. Most of the victims, believed to be kidnapped bus passengers , are probably Mexican, officials say, but few... More »

Bodies Trigger US Warning Against Mexico Bus Travel

More mass graves found, suspect tells of passenger attacks

(Newser) - A suspect has led police to more mass graves in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, bringing the total number of bodies uncovered since a raid on a rural ranch to 88. The suspect has confessed to taking part in the kidnapping and murder of bus passengers last month, CNN... More »

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