Preparations to open the rest of the mass graves in Samawa


11/9/2019 11:06:00
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The Ministry of Martyrs and Anfal Affairs in the Kurdistan Regional Government is preparing to resume the opening of the remaining mass graves in the desert of Samawah in Muthanna province.

 

Fuad Osman, spokesman for the Ministry of Martyrs and Anfal Affairs, said in a statement to PUKmedia that the Ministry of Martyrs and Anfal Affairs is working to hold a joint meeting with the Federal Martyrs Foundation to resume the process of opening the rest of the mass graves in the desert of Samawah in Muthanna province.

 

He added: The meeting, which is hoped to be held in the coming period will discuss the status of the mechanism to open the rest of the mass graves and extract the remains of Kurdish martyrs from them.

 

The excavations and the exhumations of the martyrs were completed from the first mass grave in the Sheikha area in the desert of Samawah before Eid al-Adha. The remains of 171 martyrs were exhumed from the first mass grave.

 

 

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