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November 29, 2015 9:52 am

More Mass Graves Found in Former ISIS-Held Iraqi Town

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The mass graves found in Sinjar, where ISIS formerly held control, are believed to contain 80 to 100 bodies. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The mass graves found in Sinjar, where ISIS formerly held control, are believed to contain 80 to 100 bodies. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Iraqi officials say three more mass graves have been found in the northern town of Sinjar, where Kurdish forces backed by US-led airstrikes drove out Islamic State militants earlier this month.

Qasim Simo, the head of security in Sinjar, said Sunday that the graves are believed to contain 80 to 100 bodies. Two graves have been found east of the town and one has been found within the town itself, bringing the total number of mass graves uncovered to five.

Read full story at the Los Angeles Times.

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