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Iraqi police officer reacts after finding innocent young bodies in mass grave

Iraqi police officer reacts after finding innocent young bodies in mass grave

Iraqi police officer was among the first to discover a mass grave containing at least 24 bodies, many of them children. The officer is working in Mosul, Iraq, which was recently re-taken from the Islamic State. Over 100,000 people have poured out of west Mosul in less than three weeks as Iraqi troops advancing in their battle […]

March 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Horror of Mosul ISIS dumped bodies of 4,000 victims in mass grave

Horror of Mosul ISIS dumped bodies of 4,000 victims in mass grave

ISIS buried dead bodies of 4,000 victims in the Khasfa sinkhole in Iraq’s desert, making it the country’s largest mass grave, according to locals, police, and activists. Mosul sinkhole is located near the Baghdad-Mosul highway, only eight kilometers from Mosul, the daily reports. Findings of mass grave witnesses and police, as well as human rights […]

March 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
New suspected Islamic States mass grave found near Mosul

New suspected Islamic States mass grave found near Mosul

Iraqi forces have found another suspected mass grave containing the remains of victims of the Islamic State group in territory recaptured from the jihadists near Mosul. An AFP team visited the isolated site that was recaptured recently by elite interior ministry forces down a dirt track outside the village of Tall Adh-Dhahab, some 10 kilometres […]

November 19, 2016 | By | Reply More
186 killed, more injured in South Sudan tanker blast- official

186 killed, more injured in South Sudan tanker blast- official

Sep 18, – The incident occurred on Wednesday on a road some 250 kilometres (155 miles) west of the capital Juba, close to the small town of Maridi, with the victims including locals who tried to scoop up the fuel spill. At least 186 people are now thought have been killed and even more injured […]

September 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
Iraq attacks kill 17 as mass grave found

Iraq attacks kill 17 as mass grave found

Sep 05, – Police officials said the deadliest attack happened when a car bomb went off on a commercial street in Baghdad’s mainly Shiite Zafaraniyah district, killing seven people and wounding 15 others. Several shops were damaged. A series of attacks across Iraq on Friday killed 17 people, including four Shiite militiamen and a Sunni […]

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