BBC News | 9/28/2009 12:00:00 AM
Colombian mass graves discovered
Sept 28--Two mass graves connected to Colombia's decades-long internal conflict have been found, officials say.
The armed forces chief announced the discovery of a second mass grave, which he said held the remains of 16 left-wing Farc guerrillas, in the south.
The Farc have been fighting the Colombian government since the 1960s.
The peasants' bodies were found on a ranch that belonged to paramilitary leader Carlos Castano, who was killed in 2004.
The victims are believed to have been tortured and killed 10 to 12 years ago.
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