Guatemala scientists look for mass graves

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


    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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