Iraqi forces say they found 365 ISIS bodies in Baiji graves

BAGHDAD (AFP) – Iraqi forces said on Wednesday they had found 19 different mass graves containing the bodies of 365 fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group in the reconquered town of Baiji.

An army officer confirmed a large number of ISIS bodies had been discovered in mass graves, but could not say how many and mentioned that some had also been found in another neighbourhood.

In a statement, the security forces said that “the total number of graves discovered by the heroes of the Popular Mobilisation is 19”.


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