Authorities struggled Monday to identify the 49 people found mutilated and scattered in a pool of blood in a region near the U.S .border where Mexico's two dominant drug cartels are trying to outdo each other in bloodshed while warring over smuggling routes.
The bodies of 43 men and six women with their heads, hands and feet
chopped off were dumped at the entrance to the town of San Juan, on a
highway that connects the industrial city of Monterrey with Reynosa,
across from McAllen, Texas.
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