02 Jun '11, 5am

Toll reaches 226 bodies found in Mexico mass graves: DURANGO (Mexico) - THE number of bodies recovered from mass...

Toll reaches 226 bodies found in Mexico mass graves: DURANGO (Mexico) - THE number of bodies recovered from mass...

Picture of one of the mass graves found in the Mexican city of Durango, taken on May 16, 2011 after it was filled in following the removal of 90 bodies. -- PHOTO: AFP DURANGO (Mexico) - THE number of bodies recovered from mass graves in this northern Mexican city rose to 226, public security officials said on Wednesday, updating the toll from 218. Since the first grave was found on April 11, the military has unearthed six such sites. Last week, they came upon a house in an upper middle class neighbourhood filled with six more bodies and on Tuesday, they pulled out two more bodies. A state public security official confirmed to AFP that '226 bodies have now been exhumed.' Authorities have yet to attribute the killings to a specific drug cartel. The number of bodies found in Durango is the largest in a single location in Mexico, surpassing the town of San Fernando in nearby T...

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