Mexican cartel hangs six more bodies in brutal turf war

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A vicious Mexican drug cartel has sent another ominous message to its rivals, with six bodies hanging from a bridge and a nearby tree amid a violent turf war.

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The gruesome discovery comes after nine bodies were hung from an overpass in the central Mexican state of Zacatecas last week.

Mexican drug cartels hung six bodies from a bridge and tree, sending a message amid escalating violence.
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In the latest incident, officials said, three bodies were found hanging from a bridge in the province and three others from a tree.

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The incidents are part of a deadly escalation in violence in recent months as cartels fight to control drug trafficking in the region.

At least 948 people have been killed in Zacatecas in the first 10 months of this year.

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Officials said there are 342 more murders than in the same time frame last year.

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The violence has escalated as the cartel battles for control of the drug trade. Recently, nine hanging bodies were found in the same area.
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About 950 people have died in Zacatecas this year.
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