The Iraqi government says 40 bodies have been found in a mass grave in Ramadi after it was retaken from Islamic State militants. Nathan Frandino reports.
Iraqis find mass grave in Ramadi
A gruesome discovery in Ramadi.
Iraqi officials say they’ve found a mass grave with the remains of more than 40 people.
Military spokesman Brigadier-General Sa’ad Ma’an says the remains came from policemen, women and children.
He says he knows exactly who to blame.
(SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) MILITARY SPOKESMAN, BRIGADIER-GENERAL SA’AD MA’AN, SAYING:
“This is more evidence of Islamic State crimes. The group uses various heinous and savage acts to liquidate and kill our people.”
The Iraqi army freed the city from Islamic State last month.