Wednesday, April 18, 2012

14 dead in Mexico border town of 

Nuevo Laredo...

Nuevo Laredo is 5.8 miles from the border town of Laredo, Texas leaving Laredo Texas on I-35 and exiting onto Mexico's Highway 85.
The dismembered remains of 14 men were found yesterday stuffed inside a minivan left near the town hall of a Mexican city on the US border that is often a flashpoint for the country’s drug war, officials said.
The remains were found in downtown Nuevo Laredo just after sunrise packed inside 10 black plastic bags found in the
vehicle, the officials said.A threatening message was found with the bodies.
Nuevo Laredo, adjacent to the south Texas city of Laredo, is a stronghold for the Mexican drug cartel the Zetas.More than 50,000 people have been killed since President Felipe Calderon began a campaign to curb drug trafficking in
2006. Source