Mass grave containing victims of ISIS found in Deir Hafer in Aleppo province

Aleppo, SANA – The authorities on Saturday uncovered a mass grave containing the bodies of 8 civilians murdered by ISIS terrorists in Deir Hafer town in the eastern countryside of Aleppo province.

Aleppo Police Chief Gen. Issam al-Shelli told SANA’s correspondent that this mass grave contains the bodies of eight civilians murdered by ISIS on 26/06/2014 for raising the Syrian flag in various areas in Deir Hafer, adding that preliminary investigations and locals’ testimonies indicate that the victims were imprisoned for a month before they the terrorists killed them and left their bodies hanging for three days in the town square.

Al-Shelli said that after receiving information about the mass grave on Saturday, police patrols headed to the site and recovered the eight bodies then sent them to forensic experts, adding that four of the victims were identified by their families via the remains of their clothes.

Hazem Sabbagh

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