Saturday, May 5, 2012

Mexico Drug War: 23 people have been found hanging from a bridge or dismembered in ice boxes

The bodies of 23 people have been found hanging from a bridge or dismembered in ice boxes and rubbish bags in Mexico.

The deaths are an escalation of violence involving rival drug gangs on the US border

In a first incident, the bodies of five men and four women were found hanging from a bridge in Nuevo Laredo, in Tamaulipas state, just across the border from the Texas city of Laredo.

Police could not confirm who was responsible for the murders but a message seen with the bodies indicated it may have been an attack by the Zetas cartel against the rival Gulf cartel. Read More