Mexico officials ID body as 5 of missing 12

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Vans belonging to Mexican authorities arrive at the entrance of a ranch where a mass grave was found in Tlalmanalco, Mexico, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Mexican authorities said Thursday that they have found a mass grave east of Mexico City and are testing to determine if it holds some of the 12 people who vanished from a bar in an upscale area of the capital nearly three months ago. (AP Photo/Ivan Pierre Aguirre)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say they have identified five bodies pulled from a mass grave as people kidnapped three months ago from a Mexico City bar.

Assistant attorney general Renato Sales says 13 badly decomposed bodies have been pulled from the grave on a ranch east of Mexico City.

Prosecutors have said the abductions from the Heaven bar were linked to a dispute between street gangs that control local drug sales in the capital's nightclubs and bars.