Guatemala scientists look for mass graves

Investigations come as Central American nation looks set to elect former military leader to presidency.

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    Forensic scientists in Guatemala have been digging up mass graves to find out if the people buried there were executed during the country's 36-year civil war which ended in 1996.

    The investigation comes as the country looks set to elect to the presidency, a former military leader who served in the army during the conflict.

    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Guatemala City.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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