Largest Mass Grave in Raqqa Includes over 1,500 Bodies of Victims

More than 1,500 victims killed in the US air raids and its allied militants have been buried in the largest mass grave in Raqqa city in Northeastern Syria, a Russian media outlet reported on Tuesday.

The Arabic-language website of Russia’s state news agency, RT, reported that the largest mass grave of civilians is in Panorama in Raqqa city with over 1,500 bodies of victims killed in the US air raids or in the Washington-backed militants’ attacks when the city was under ISIL’s rule.

In the meantime, the Kurdish-language Hawar news reported that Raqqa Civil Team has thus far discovered 11 mass graves, adding that excavations have completed in 8 mass graves.

Also, the remains of the victims of the US air raids are being taken out from under the ruined buildings’ debris is in the city.

Last week, the Arabic-language website of RT quoted Commander of Raqqa Civil Council Team Yaser al-Khamis as reporting that four mass graves, including 2,800 bodies of civilians, have been unearthed in Raqqa city.

In the meantime, a media activist reported that the bodies of a sum of 50 victims of US airstrikes were unearthed in al-Jamili, Hawar School, al-Amasi, al-Badou and Tejari 2 districts in Raqqa city in the last week.


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