New tip suggests hundreds of more bodies buried in Mexico mass grave

Volunteer searchers pounded metal probes into hard-packed earth at a clandestine grave site in Mexico's Veracruz state on Thursday, redoubling efforts after receiving a tip that hundreds more bodies may be buried there.

The search by Colectivo Solecito and other groups has so far found 253 sets of remains. They were led to the field on the outskirts of Veracruz city by an anonymous tip: a map drawn by someone familiar with the clandestine burials.

Searcher Manuel Rodriguez says they have now received a similar tip that about 500 bodies altogether were buried there by a drug gang . . .

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