Mexico finds 14 dismembered bodies near US border
MEXICO CITY: Mexican authorities have found 14 dismembered bodies
near the US border, an official said, the latest grisly remains from
drug violence that has killed tens of thousands since 2006.
“These 14 bodies were apparently left in a van in the early hours of
the morning with a message directed at an organized crime group,” the
official in the Tamaulipas state government said on condition of
The official did not provide further details about the message or who
might have been behind the attack.
The bodies of men who appeared to be in their 30s were found early
Tuesday in Nuevo Laredo, dismembered and packed into black plastic bags
inside the van.
Mexican troops had rushed to the scene after receiving an anonymous