60 bodies discovered in mass grave in Colombia
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60 bodies discovered in mass grave in Colombia

Colombian investigators have found about 60 bodies in a mass grave in the southwest of the country and say the people were likely killed by right-wing paramilitary groups between 2000 and 2005.

Prosecutor-General Eduardo Montealegre estimates there could be 62 bodies in the grave near the town of Olaya Herrera. He says only 13 so far have been identified.

He said Friday they were apparently slain by paramilitaries. Such groups clashed with leftist guerrillas, seized lands from farmers and trafficked drugs.

Associated Press