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Mexican Authorities Report On Mass Grave Discoveries

Forensic personnel load onto a van the body of one of the 10 bodies found in clandestine graves in the tourist city of Acapulco, Guerrero State on June 22, 2015. Guerrero is one of Mexico's poorest and most violent states, where a lucrative drug trade has flourished. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Forensic personnel load onto a van the body of one of the 10 bodies found in clandestine graves in the tourist city of Acapulco, Guerrero State on June 22, 2015. Guerrero is one of Mexico's poorest and most violent states, where a lucrative drug trade has flourished. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

The search in Mexico for the 43 students who vanished 10 months ago has turned up 129 other bodies in 60 graves across the state of Guerrero, according to Mexico’s attorney general.

Reaction to the news has been predictable outrage, along with renewed charges that the government is unwilling to properly investigate the more than 23,000 reported disappearances in Mexico since 2006, or to identify the 15,000 bodies that have been found.

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