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12 unidentified bodies found in Tarhuna mass graves




Alwasat - Cairo Wed 21 Oct 2020, 09:48 AM
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Authorities have announced the recovery of 12 unidentified bodies from mass graves in the city of Tarhuna, some 90 km south of the capital Tripoli.

Abdul-Aziz Jafri, spokesman of the General Authority for Research and Identification of Missing Persons, that the bodies were recovered from five newly discovered mass graves in the city.

A total of 86 bodies have been recovered in Tarhuna since the beginning of a search in June, while Tripoli has seen the recovery of 28 bodies so far, said Jafri.

The Ministry of Justice for the Government of National Accord said that the committee in charge of searching for mass graves will continue its search and extraction work until all places suspected of containing mass graves in the city are investigated.

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