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44 bodies found in well in Western Mexico
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44 bodies found in well in Western Mexico

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Mexico City, Sep 16 : Mexican authorities have found at least 44 bodies buried in a well in the state of Jalisco -- witnessing conflicts between drug trafficking gangs.

Discovered just outside the city of Guadalajara, the human remains were hidden in 100 black bags, QNA said in a report. An association of victims' families asked the Mexican government to send experts to participate in the victim identification process.

On Wednesday, the Mexican police found at least 105 bags containing human remains in a secret mass grave in the same state. Some 40,000 people have gone missing since the start of Mexico's drug war in 2006. UNI