Friday, April 08, 2011

Mass grave discovered in Mexico, 80 miles from US border

Authorities found the graves on Wednesday in the town of San Fernando while investigating the kidnapping of passengers from a bus on March 25, AFP reported. The death toll is expected to rise since the officials have counted only three of the eight graves so far. According to Tamaulipas prosecutor's office, 11 suspects were detained and five hostages were rescued on the same mission. The development came as earlier reports indicated that the passengers were pulled off several buses by gunmen in the area on March 25. The officials believe they may have been killed after refusing to work for drug traffickers...more

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