What appears to be a killing field used by a Mexican drug cartel has been discovered just south of Mexico’s border with Texas.
“The characteristics of the place allow the inference that it is an extermination site that has been used for years and until very recently, which will have to be confirmed by experts,” said a statement by Mexico’s National Search Commission, according to the Associated Press.
“This is the first site of these dimensions found in Nuevo Laredo,” the statement said.
The area is near the Nuevo Laredo-Monterrey highway, which has been the site of numerous “disappearances since 2012,” the commission said.
In June, three members of a Texas