Guatemala arrests civil conflict massacre suspects

BBC – Guatemalan police have detained two men accused of taking part in the massacre of 268 people during the civil war. Lucas Tecu and Mario Acoj are the first suspects to be arrested over the 1982 killing in Plan de Sanchez. The army and members of a civil defence force, to which the two belonged, suspected the villagers of supporting a left-wing rebel group. Witnesses said the victims were rounded up, had grenades thrown at them, and those who tried to flee were shot. Read Article