World Middle East 27 Dec 2016 Russia finds mass gr ...

Russia finds mass graves in Aleppo

AP
Published Dec 27, 2016, 2:55 am IST
Updated Dec 27, 2016, 6:04 am IST
Dozens of bodies have been uncovered, according to Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov.
Armed Syrian fighters.
 Armed Syrian fighters.

Beirut: Russia’s Defense Ministry on Monday said that its troops had found mass graves in Syria’s Aleppo with bodies showing signs of torture and mutilation.

Dozens of bodies have been uncovered, according to Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov. He said some bore gunshot wounds. While the Syrian war is now largely fought with mortars, tanks, and air power, death has come at close quarters as well.

 

Human rights observers have recorded several examples of massacres and torture, perpetrated by the government, opposition, and the ISIS.

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Location: Lebanon, Beirut, Beirut




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