Police find 12 bodies dumped on road in Mexico's Veracruz state

Police find 12 bodies dumped on road in Mexico's Veracruz state
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  • calendar-gray 19 January 2021

 Twelve people believed to be members of a self-defense group were killed in the western Gulf Coast state of Veracruz and their bodies dumped on a dirt road, local authorities said on Monday, APA reports citing Reuters.

The bodies were found with their feet and hands bound, according to local media citing a police report on the incident in the volatile Las Choapas municipality.

The area is about 363 kilometers (225.5 miles) south of the port city of Veracruz, the state capital.

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