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Civil Defense Forces find mass grave of civilians killed by ISIS in Mosul

The Civil Defense Forces found on Friday 20 dead bodies of ISIS victims under the rubble at al-Shahwan district in Mosul.

"The bodies have been dug out after removing the ruins of houses and stores at al-Shahwan district," a source of Iraqi police stated on Friday.

"Most of the bodies belong to children their ages are less than 10 year old and women," the source revealed, adding that the Civil Defense Forces have transferred the bodies to forensic medicine to recognize their identities.

Iraq has suffered from a long bitter war on the terrorism of ISIS group since 2014, which resulted in the death of thousands of civilians and security men. Government announced victory over the group in 2017, which liberating Mosul was a milestone in it.
Last Modified: Saturday، 03 March 2018 12:35 AM