4.500 bodies removed from mass graves in Raqqa
Efforts to open mass graves continue in Raqqa. 4.500 bodies have been removed from the graves.
After Raqqa was liberated from ISIS gangs, 14 mass graves were discovered in the region. A total of 4.500 bodies were removed from these mass graves.
“BODIES OF PERSONS KILLED IN THE SQUARES ARE IN THERE”
Units under the Raqqa Civilian Assembly are working to remove the bodies from the discovered mass graves and to identify them. The units have started working in the mass grave in the Miasker al-Talaya region. There are over 10 bodies in each grave.
Unit official Yasir al-Xemis said they have been told by locals that the bodies in the mass graves were persons killed in the squares in Raqqa.
632 BODIES REMOVED IN AL-FUKHEIKHA
632 bodies were removed from the mass grave in the al-Fukheikha region. Al-Xemis said a total of 1.500 people have appealed to them looking for their disappeared children, and that only 46 of the bodies removed from the mass grave in the al-Fukheikha region were able to be identified.
Al-Xemis remarked that after the efforts to remove bodies from the mass grave in the Miasker al-Talaya region are done, they will start working in the graves discovered in the area between the bridges.