Five new mass graves found in Tarhuna landfill

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Five new mass graves found in Tarhuna landfill

October 12, 2021 - 21:34
Written by: RabiaGolden

The Director of the Media Office of the Public Authority for Searching and Identification of Missing Persons, Abdulaziz Al-Jaafari, reported the discovery of five new mass graves in the Tarhuna garbage landfill site.

Al-Jaafari said in a press statement that the search teams had unearthed 25 bodies from three mass graves in the landfill and the search continues on the remaining graves.

He added that the total number of bodies exhumed from the city of Tarhuna prior to the discovery of the previous five graves reached 203 remains of human individuals.