Organización Editorial Mexicana
September 30, 2012
Ciudad Victoria. – The dismembered bodies of seven men were found today in two trucks parked in a shopping center in the city of Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas.
The vehicles had plates from the U.S. state of Texas, which borders Tamaulipas, a northeastern region of Mexico where groups such as the Gulf Cartel and the violent organization “Los Zetas”.
As reported by the State Attorney in a statement, six of the victims were between 30 and 35 years and the remaining 50. The bodies were taken to the Medical Examiner for identification.
In recent weeks the authorities have arrested the two main leaders of the Gulf Cartel, Jorge Eduardo Costilla Sánchez, “El Coss” and Mario Cardenas Guillen.
In addition, Ivan Velazquez Caballero was captured, “Taliban”, a major cartel lieutenants “Los Zetas”, who had rebelled against the second in the hierarchy of the organization, Miguel Angel Trevino Morales.
This rupture unleashed a wave of violence in the center-north of the country for control of operations in the state of San Luis Potosi, which included the appearance of 14 bodies in a truck in August.