Extracting the remains of 148 Yazidis in Sinjar

1/5/2019 10:42:00

The Ministry of Martyrs and Anfal Affairs announced on Wednesday the extraction of the remains of 148 Yazidis in Sinjar, pointing out that the special teams have stopped their functions.


Fuad Osman, spokesman for the Ministry of Martyrs and Anfal Affairs, told PUKmedia that the special teams had stopped their duties in the mass graves in the village of Kocho, adding that the teams had extracted the remains of 148 in 10 mass graves.


In a previous statement to PUKmedia, the ministry stated that since the start of its mission on April 11 to April 27, the special teams have lifted the remains of 109 Yazidi victims, while the teams stopped their work on the 22nd of last month after being shot by unidentified persons.



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