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Syrian Army Uncovers Another Mass Grave in Palmyra

Bodies of 31 people discovered in countryside of Palmyra following Syrian army's recapture of the desert city from ISIS in March
Syrian Army Uncovers Another Mass Grave in Palmyra

The Syrian army has uncovered a mass grave in the area surrounding Palmyra’s airport in central Homs province, according to a local field source.

The source said that 31 bodies, including those of a woman and a child, were found by the army and popular defense groups to the south-west of the airport.

The source clarified that the bodies showed signs of torture, likely inflicted by Islamic State members, adding that some of the victims had been decapitated.

Earlier on April 1, a mass grave containing the bodies of 40 women and children was discovered by popular defense groups in the north-eastern areas of Palmyra city.

This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.

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