Iraqi civil defense forces excavate 763 bodies in the ruins of Mosul Theater

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 Iraqi civil defense forces excavate 763 bodies in the ruins of Mosul Theater


Rabia Ibrahim, head of the Nineveh provincial civil defense Bureau rescue team, told Xinhua news agency that the excavation work was ordered by Prime Minister aaadi to avoid corrupt bodies endangering the health environment in Mosul. Since 16, 763 bodies have been excavated from the rubble, and the excavation is continuing.

Ibrahim said that most of the bodies were buried along the West Bank of the bottom of the Griess river. The dead included extremist members of the Islamic state and their families, as well as Mosul civilians who failed to escape the war in time.

Mosul, capital of Nineveh Province, is the second largest city in Iraq, located 400 kilometers north of Baghdad. In June 2014, Mosul was occupied by the Islamic state. Last July, the Iraqi government army emancipated Mosul. The Iraqi government forces and the Islamic state militants fought fiercely in the west city of Mosul. Source: Xinhua editor: Yao Wenguang _NN1682

Mosul, capital of Nineveh Province, is the second largest city in Iraq, located 400 kilometers north of Baghdad. In June 2014, Mosul was occupied by the Islamic state. Last July, the Iraqi government army emancipated Mosul. The Iraqi government forces and the Islamic state militants fought fiercely in the west city of Mosul.