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Mass graves with at least 166 bodies found in eastern Mexico

MEXICO CITY: The bodies of at least 166 people have been found in the Mexican state of Veracruz, prosecutors said on Thursday, the latest in a string of grim discoveries made in the eastern region in recent years. State attorney general Jorge Winckler told a news conference investigators discovered the bodies in 32 graves in the central part of the state after an Aug. 8 tip from an unidentified person that they had been dumped there. “After 30 days of work, the human remains of at least 166 people have been found, that…

Two wartime mass graves discovered in Bosnia

SARAJEVO: The remains of potentially dozens of victims from Bosnia's 1990s civil war, most likely Bosnian Muslims, have been exhumed from two newly-discovered mass graves, the Missing Persons Institute said on Wednesday. One of the graves was discovered in the mountainous area of Koricanske Stijene in central Bosnia, where more than 200 civilian men were executed by Serb forces in August 1992 following their eviction from a northwestern region. It marked one of the most brutal episodes in the inter-ethnic conflict,…