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Hundreds of bodies exhumed from Isis mass grave in Syria

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Hundreds of bodies have been exhumed from one of the largest mass graves near the Syrian city of Raqqa – once the capital of Isis‘s self-declared caliphate.

Concerns about the preservation of bodies and evidence for possible war crimes trials, have led local groups and first responders to work around the clock to exhume the bodies.

“We’re in a race against time,” said Sara Kayyali, of Human Rights Watch. ”These bodies are decomposing at an exponential rate.”

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The Independent

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