New mass graves found in Mexico missing student case

New mass graves found in Mexico missing student case
Soldiers guard an area where a mass grave was found, in Colonia las Parotas on the outskirts of Iguala, in Guerrero October 4, 2014.

MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities have found four new mass graves in the investigation into the disappearance of 43 students, but the number of bodies in the pits is unknown, the attorney-general said Thursday.

Four new suspects took investigators to the site of the pits, where "they say there are remains of students," near the city of Iguala, 200km south of Mexico City, said Attorney-General Jesus Murillo Karam.

The four clandestine graves are "relatively" close to the location of another mass grave found last weekend that contained 28 unidentified bodies.

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