Continuation of Mass graves opening in Shangal

28/4/2019 17:23:00

Special teams continued on Sunday to lift the remains of the genocide victims of the Yezidi Kurds in Shangal.


Fuad Osman, spokesman for the ministry said in a statement to PUKmedia: "The teams started today their duties in the mass grave number 10, adding that the teams have lifted 14 remains of the Yazidis, under the supervision of the Ministry of Martyrs and Martyrs Foundation.


He added: The teams completed their tasks in the mass grave No. 10 lifting the remains of 50 yazidis, likely stop the tasks of mass graves teams in the village of Kuju during the month of Ramadan.


The ministry said in a statement to PUKmeida that since the start of its mission on April 11 to April 27, the special teams have lifted the remains of 109 Yezidi victims, adding that the teams stopped working on the 22nd of this month due to firing.






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