TEHRAN (defapress)- The dead bodies of over 60 victims killed in US-led coalition airstrikes and ISIL attacks have been discovered under the rubble and mass-graves in Raqqa in the past week.
News ID: 76607
Publish Date: 04April 2019 - 19:59
Media activists in Raqqa reported that the civil teams in the city found the corpses of 13 people from a mass-grave in al-Fakhikheh region in Southern Raqqa and 4 others from the debris of al-Ta'aminat district who had been killed in the US airstrikes.
They added that the corpses of 48 other civilians, including several women and children, were discovered from the mass-grave and rubbles in al-Fakhikheh districts.
Also, last week, the bodies of over 300 victims of the ISIL and the US air raids, including those of slain women and children, were discovered in mass-graves and from under the rubles of destroyed buildings in Raqqa.
The Kurdish-language Hawar News quoted Head of Raqqa's Rescue Team Yasser al-Khamis as saying last Thursday that the corpses of 304 people had been unearthed from a mass-grave in Fakhikheh region in Southern Raqqa since early January.
He added that most of the bodies belonged to the civilians, including women and children, noting that some of the victims had been executed.
Meantime, media activists reported that bodies of several civilians, most of them women and children, were pulled out of the debris in al-Adkhar and al-Ta'aminat districts of Raqqa in the past few days.
They said the corpses belonged to the people killed by the ISIL terrorists or in the US coalition airstrikes on Raqqa.