Mass grave found in Sulaymaniyah

08/10/2019 - 21:42 Published in News/Kurdistan

Security forces found a mass grave containing a number of bodies in Sitak district of Sulaimaniyah province.

"Criminal evidence teams of Asayish and police in Sulaymaniyah found a mass grave in the village of Banaweela," Sarkot Ahmed, a police spokesman in Sulaimaniyah province announced.

"After the mass grave was opened, it appeared to contain the bodies of three people and some clothing belongings were extracted from the graves ," he said, adding that the it dates back to the 1980s.

"The competent teams sent the bodies to the forensic medicine in the province of Sulaimaniya for a (D.N.A) test to identify them," said a police spokesman.