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Penemuan Makam Rahasia Korban Geng Narkoba di Meksiko

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Jumat, 19 Feb 2021 20:30 WIB

Meksiko - Setengah lusin mayat ditemukan terkubur di lubang dangkal sebuah pulau bakau Meksiko. Mayat diduga korban musuh geng-geng narkoba korban penculikan.

Investigators from the National Search Commission take a boat in Puquita a tropical mangrove island, near Alvarado in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, Mexico, where a clandestine grave site has been found, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Investigators found three pits with human remains and plastic bags inside. The number of bodies there has not yet been determined. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)

Seorang tentara Angkatan Darat Meksiko berdiri di samping sebuah bendera yang menandai situs kuburan rahasia di Puquita, sebuah pulau bakau tropis dekat Alvarado di negara bagian pantai Teluk Veracruz, Meksiko.  

Investigators from the National Search Commission take a boat in Puquita a tropical mangrove island, near Alvarado in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, Mexico, where a clandestine grave site has been found, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Investigators found three pits with human remains and plastic bags inside. The number of bodies there has not yet been determined. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)

Penyelidik dari Komisi Pencarian Nasional menemukan tiga lubang dengan sisa-sisa manusia dan kantong plastik di dalamnya.  

Investigators from the National Search Commission take a boat in Puquita a tropical mangrove island, near Alvarado in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, Mexico, where a clandestine grave site has been found, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Investigators found three pits with human remains and plastic bags inside. The number of bodies there has not yet been determined. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)

Setengah lusin mayat ditemukan terkubur di lubang dangkal semak belukar negara bagian Sonora, Meksiko utara. Jumlah jenazah di sana belum ditentukan.  

Investigators from the National Search Commission take a boat in Puquita a tropical mangrove island, near Alvarado in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, Mexico, where a clandestine grave site has been found, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Investigators found three pits with human remains and plastic bags inside. The number of bodies there has not yet been determined. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)

Jaksa penuntut di Sonora mengatakan tim pencari sukarelawan pertama kali menemukan situs pemakaman rahasia di kota Cajeme, yang kemudian digali oleh polisi dan para ahli.  

Investigators from the National Search Commission take a boat in Puquita a tropical mangrove island, near Alvarado in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, Mexico, where a clandestine grave site has been found, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Investigators found three pits with human remains and plastic bags inside. The number of bodies there has not yet been determined. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)

Veracruz telah menjadi lokasi beberapa lubang pemakaman rahasia terbesar dalam beberapa tahun terakhir. Situs-situs tersebut sering digunakan oleh geng-geng narkoba untuk membuang jenazah lawan atau korban penculikan.  

Investigators from the National Search Commission take a boat in Puquita a tropical mangrove island, near Alvarado in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, Mexico, where a clandestine grave site has been found, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Investigators found three pits with human remains and plastic bags inside. The number of bodies there has not yet been determined. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)

Lucia Diaz, seorang aktivis dari kelompok Colectivo Solecito yang membantu pencarian polisi mengatakan dia terkejut bahwa para penjahat telah bersusah payah menggunakan rawa bakau yang terisolasi untuk membuang mayat.  

Investigators from the National Search Commission take a boat in Puquita a tropical mangrove island, near Alvarado in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, Mexico, where a clandestine grave site has been found, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Investigators found three pits with human remains and plastic bags inside. The number of bodies there has not yet been determined. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)

Diaz juga mengatakan karena situsnya sangat berair dan basa, mungkin sulit mendapatkan sampel DNA untuk mengidentifikasi mayat yang ditemukan.  

Investigators from the National Search Commission take a boat in Puquita a tropical mangrove island, near Alvarado in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, Mexico, where a clandestine grave site has been found, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Investigators found three pits with human remains and plastic bags inside. The number of bodies there has not yet been determined. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)

Pada bulan November, pihak berwenang di negara bagian Jalisco menemukan 113 mayat dan tambahan jasad manusia dari kuburan rahasia di kota El Salto, di luar Guadalajara. Sebanyak 189 mayat ditemukan di kota itu sepanjang tahun 2020.  

Investigators from the National Search Commission take a boat in Puquita a tropical mangrove island, near Alvarado in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, Mexico, where a clandestine grave site has been found, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Investigators found three pits with human remains and plastic bags inside. The number of bodies there has not yet been determined. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)

Lebih dari 80.000 orang terdaftar sebagai hilang sejak perang narkoba Meksiko dimulai pada 2006.  

Penemuan Makam Rahasia Korban Geng Narkoba di Meksiko
Penemuan Makam Rahasia Korban Geng Narkoba di Meksiko
Penemuan Makam Rahasia Korban Geng Narkoba di Meksiko
Penemuan Makam Rahasia Korban Geng Narkoba di Meksiko
Penemuan Makam Rahasia Korban Geng Narkoba di Meksiko
Penemuan Makam Rahasia Korban Geng Narkoba di Meksiko
Penemuan Makam Rahasia Korban Geng Narkoba di Meksiko
Penemuan Makam Rahasia Korban Geng Narkoba di Meksiko
Penemuan Makam Rahasia Korban Geng Narkoba di Meksiko