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Mexican Officials Have Arrested 4 Gang Members in Mysterious Student Disappearance Case

Officials in Mexico have arrested four members of the Guerreros Unidos drug gang in connection with the disappearance of 43 college student in September. The details of the case are horrifying. On September 26, the group of student teachers went missing after an encounter with police officers and masked men near the town the of Iguala. None of the students have been seen since, but a mass grave was recently uncovered next to a near by trash dump.

The college students were planning on demonstrating at a political event for the town’s mayor and his wife—now the nation’s attorney general believes they masterminded the abduction with local police and drug gangs. The disappearance has sparked outrage and demands for answers in the country where more than 100,000 people have been killed by gang violence in the last seven years. So far, dozens have been arrested, many of whom are police officers with ties to the Guerreros Unidos …

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