In a grisly discovery, Mexican marines have found 72 bodies dumped at a ranch in a violence-torn stretch of northern Mexico, the navy announced.
The bodies of 58 men and 14 women found Tuesday were not immediately identified, and it was not clear why or when they were killed.
Tamaulipas, the northern state where the bodies were found, has been rocked by months of violence between feuding drug gangs. But reports in the Mexican media said the victims may have been migrants from Central and South America. Authorities declined Wednesday to comment on the news reports.
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