Mexican police find 29 bodies in 100 plastic bags in secret grave
Mexican authorities said on Tuesday they had found 29 bodies, packed in more than 100 plastic bags, dumped in a clandestine grave in the violent western state of Jalisco.
Murders in Mexico jumped to the highest on record in the first half of the year, putting the cartel-ravaged country on track to surpass the 29,111 recorded last year.
The state government and the state attorney general said two of the victims were women, and that at least four had criminal records, without specifying their crimes.
In Mexico, cartels often kidnap and kill their rivals, many of whom are buried in clandestine graves scattered across the country.
Jalisco New Generation Cartel, according to US authorities, is one of the five most dangerous criminal organizations in the world.Read more: Independent.ie
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