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By Donald Lambro
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Topic - Benitez Manaut
Police found 49 mutilated bodies scattered in a pool of blood near the border with the United States, a region in which Mexico's two dominant drug cartels are trying to outdo each other in bloodshed while warring over smuggling routes.
The Zetas are a transient gang without real territory or a secure stream of income, unlike Sinaloa, with its lucrative cocaine trade and control of smuggling routes and territory, Mr. Benitez said.
"It has the dynamic of a war between cartels," he said.