The pit in Nuevo Leon
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Mass grave found in Mexico

Soldiers in Mexico have uncovered a mass grave with at least 18 bodies in the northern state of Nuevo Leon.

Security forces said an anonymous tip-off led them to a pit, east of the city of Monterrey, measuring 70m by 40m.

Investigators believe drug gangs used the remote spot to torture and execute their victims.

Crime scene investigators are using diggers to search for more bodies.

  • 23 Jul 2010
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