VIDEO: Finding Mexico's missing bodies

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VIDEO: Finding Mexico's missing bodies -->

Authors: TheIndianSubcontinent News Agency

If a close relative suddenly went missing, would you turn to the authorities - or to Facebook?

In fact, families in Mexico are now turning to social media to help them find their loved ones. More than 25,000 people have disappeared in the country, most of them the victims of drug cartels. Horrific recent cases, such as the 43 students who went missing six months ago and whose disappearance captured international attention, have prompted people to act. They're also upset at the lack of official action, so thousands of ordinary Mexicans are now organising searches themselves, online.

Reporter: Mukul Devichand

Video journalist: Greg Brosnan

Researcher: Ulises Escamilla

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