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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities said Sunday that they have discovered a series of graves in more than a dozen abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand, where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar have been held.
Malaysia's home minister has announced that mass graves have been found in the country's north near detention camps run by human traffickers, a report said Sunday. Home Minister Zahid Hamidi was quoted by The Star newspaper's website as saying the graves were found along the border with Thailand. The Malay-language newspaper Utusan Malaysia, quoting an unnamed source, said about 30 mass graves had been found containing "hundreds of skeletons".