35 Bodies Found on Mexican Road

Police forces in the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz have found the bodies of at least 35 people who were assassinated and their bodies carried in two trucks in the municipality of Boca del Rio. No such thing has happened before in the state of Veracruz, Attorney General Reynaldo Escobar Perez told journalists.

35 Bodies Dumped Mexico

According to the Mexican authorities, seven of the dead are registered with the police and their criminal dossiers include crimes like extortion, homicide and drug trafficking. A total of 23 men and 12 women were found dead in the two trucks that were abandoned in the middle of the road with their gates left open. The state of Veracruz often witness bloodbaths related to drug wars between rival criminal groups but it is the worst such accident in the region.

In another accident, 32 convicts managed to escape from three different prisons in Veracruz but the police managed to catch at least 14 of them within hours. Attorney General Reynaldo Escobar Perez went on to say that the two accidents are not connected and the police did not identify any bodies belonging to escaped prisoners among those found in the vehicles in Boca del Rio.

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