Mexican soldiers find 17 bodies in mass graves

Soldiers have unearthed 17 bodies buried in two clandestine graves in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero and authorities said they were searching for more.
The bodies were found in the town of San Miguel Totolapan, which is in a region known for marijuana and opium production and as a shipment route for cocaine, said Guerrero state investigative police director Fernando Monreal.
This is the third time in less than a year that authorities have discovered mass graves in the Pacific coast state, which has seen a spike in violence since a turf war began between rival factions of the Beltran... read more

 
2 March 2011 in World News, Views: 4
Source: Guardian
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