Experts Reject Official Account of How 43 Mexican Students Vanished

September 7, 2015 12:55 AM

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Experts Reject Official Account of How 43 Mexican Students Vanished

MEXICO CITY — An international committee of experts reviewing the case of 43 missing college students whose disappearance last fall traumatized Mexico said Sunday that there was no evidence to support the government’s conclusion that the students were executed by a drug gang that then burned the bodies to ashes in a garbage dump.

Not only did physical evidence contradict the government’s version of what happened to the students, but the review showed that federal police and soldiers knew that the students were being attacked by the municipal police and failed to intervene.

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