7 Bodies Discovered in Mass Grave in a Jungle in Panama

10 People were Arrested on Suspicion of Murder

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The authorities in Panama have found seven bodies buried in a mass grave in a jungle in north-west Panama.

The authorities said the victims were killed by an indigenous-run sect believed to have been performing exorcisms.

The victims were described as a 32-year-old a pregnant woman, her five children and a 17-year-old neighbor.

The discovery was made after three villagers escaped and made their way to a local hospital before alerting the authorities.

The authorities raided the region and freed fifteen people.

Ten people were arrested on suspicion of murder.