Mass grave found in Palmyra after recapture from Islamic State

BEIRUT – Syrian troops have identified 45 bodies so far in a mass grave found in the city of Palmyra after it was recaptured from Islamic State, a military source told Reuters on Saturday. The communal grave, on the north-eastern edge of Palmyra, is the only one found so far in the city by the Syrian forces, the source said. It held the bodies of both civilians and Syrian army members captured by Islamic State. Syrian state news agency SANA said on Friday the grave contained many women and children and some of the bodies had been beheaded.

via ynetnews.com

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