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Mexican Police Investigate Mass Graves

In the past two months, 219 bodies have been found in the border city of Durango in at least seven clandestine mass graves.

Mexico Mass Graves Investigation

May 17, 2011: Mexican federal police stand outside the Goodbar Old West saloon, said to be owned by Bernabe Monje Silva, in Durango, Mexico. Federal authorities claim that the March 27 arrest of Monje Silva led to the discovery of the 219 bodies.

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Mexico Mass Graves Investigation

May 17, 2011: May 17, 2011, Mexican federal police stand outside the Goodbar Old West saloon.

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Mexico Mass Graves Investigation

May 17, 2011: Police investigators and army soldiers stand next to the bodies of four men killed by unknown gunmen and dumped by the side of the road in the outskirts of Durango, Mexico.

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Mexico Mass Graves Investigation

May 17, 2011: Police investigators and army soldiers stand next to the bodies of four men killed by unknown gunmen and dumped by the side of the road in the outskirts of Durango, Mexico.

Mexico Mass Graves Investigation

May 16, 2011: A truck sits inside a junkyard where more than 41 bodies were found buried in a mass grave, in Durango, Mexico.

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Mexico Mass Graves Investigation

May 16, 2011: Forensic experts work to try to identify the bodies recently found in mass graves, at a makeshift morgue inside a refrigerated container parked outside of the morgue in Durango, Mexico.

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Mexico Mass Graves Investigation

May 16, 2011: Police tape hangs from a fence at the site where 87 bodies were found buried in a mass grave in Durango, Mexico

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Mexico Mass Graves Investigation

May 16, 2011: Body bags are stacked inside a refrigerated container parked in the parking lot of the morgue.

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Mexico Mass Graves Investigation

May 16, 2011: Forensic workers stand in the parking lot of the morgue.

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Mexican Police Investigate Mass Graves

In the past two months, 219 bodies have been found in the border city of Durango in at least seven clandestine mass graves.

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