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Recent floods that swept through Iraq's southern provinces could uncover the remains of an Iraqi soldier who was considered missing during the 8-year Iran-Iraq war.

The remains of Abdul Amir Al-Gharibawi were found by a farmer in Maysan city, a security official said.

 

The remains of Gharibawi who was lost in 1982 during the Iran-Iraq war was handed to the local police in the province, the source added.

The Iraqi Human Commission for Human Rights announced in mid-2018 receiving the remains of 127 soldiers who died during the Iran-Iraq war, noting that the teams are still searching for more remains of the missing soldiers.

 



Iraq and Iran fought an eight-year war (1980-1988) that left hundreds of thousands of victims from both sides.

Last Modified: Wednesday، 24 April 2019 01:28 AM
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