TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) - Nine more bodies have been found dumped in the Mexican border city of Tijuana.
They're believed to be the latest of nearly 50 people killed in a week of violence linked to the drug trade.
5 of the bodies found today were dumped between two small shopping centers. They had been beaten and their hands were tied.
Two others were found on a road, beheaded and wrapped in blankets. Their heads were in black plastic bags nearby.
Mexican authorities are blaming the violence on warring leaders within a drug gang. A note near the bodies found today said, "These are the bricklayer's people." A message found Monday with 12 bodies dumped near an elementary school threatened everybody working with "The Engineer."
Tijuana has seen more than 400 drug-related killings this year.
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