Malaysian Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi
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Migrant crisis: Malaysia announces mass grave discovery

The Malaysian authorities say they have discovered mass graves near a series of abandoned people smuggling camps along the border with Thailand.

Local media reports suggest the graves discovered last week in the Northern state of Purlis, could contain at least 100 bodies thought to be those of Rohingya refugees and Bangladeshi migrants.

The Malaysian Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi spoke about the discovery.

  • 24 May 2015
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