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Mexico: 25 bags of charred human remains found in secret graves

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Μεξικo: Εντο&pi στηκαν 25 σακοι με απανθρακωμeνα ανθρoπινα λελψανα σε μυστικοyς τ Αφους

Human remains were found in secret graves and an incinerator in western Mexico, announced yesterday Monday 25/03 a collective that searches for missing persons.

Total < strong>25 bags, which contained bones and charred tissues, were found the day before Sunday in El Salto, Jalisco, the state with the largest number of disappeared people in the country, around 15,000 people.

“We came across a makeshift oven,” explained Indira Navarro, of the collective Guerreros Buscadores, to AFP. “Looking around a bit, we started to find bones and bits of skin, burnt human flesh, the stench was unbearable.” The makeshift incinerator was still emitting smoke, he added.

The prosecutor's office, responsible for verifying complaints of this nature, has not yet commented.

In the same state, Jalisco, five bodies—four men and one woman—were found on a road between the municipalities of Encarnacion and Lagos. Moreno.

Surveillance groups say drug cartels and other criminal organizations use ovens to incinerate their victims and destroy all traces of them. .

In October, another collective — often founded by mothers searching for their children — found human remains in an incinerator on an empty lot in the same state, Jalisco.

Mexico counts nearly 100,000 disappeared. , according to the most recent official data, updated on March 19.

The vast majority of the disappearances were recorded after 2006, when the government at the time declared war on the cartels, deploying the army inside .

Mexico counts more than 52,000 bodies that have not yet been identified, according to the NGO Movimiento por Nuestros (“Movement for Ours,” n. disappeared).< /p>

The state of Jalisco is a stronghold of the Nea Genia de Jalisco cartel, one of the most violent gangs in the country, along with the Sinaloa cartel.

In the state of Sinaloa (northwest), which is bathed in in the Pacific, eight people are missing after the kidnapping of 66 and the release of 54.

source: CNN Greece

Source: 24h.com.cy

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