UN Envoy: 50 mass graves found in Iraq, including 3 graves at football stadium in Ramadi

Representational file photo.
Representational file photo.

( Baghdad – On Saturday, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq Jan Kubis told the UN Security Council, that more than 50 mass graves were found in areas of Iraq that were previously controlled by the so-called ISIS, including three graves in a football stadium in Ramadi.

Jan Kubis said in a statement received by, “The mass graves was an evidence of the heinous crimes ISIS had committed,” pointing out that, “The international community should take steps to ensure the accountability of ISIS fighters.”

Kubis added, “I condemn in the strongest possible terms the continued killings, kidnapping, rape and torture of Iraqis by ISIS, which may constitute crimes against humanity, war crimes and even genocide.”

Noteworthy the Mayor of Ramadi District had announced in 20 April 2016 finding three mass graves containing the remains of 30 people south of Ramadi.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Al-Hashd al-Shaabi repulses ISIS attack in northern Salahuddin

ISIS mortar detachments shell Baghdadi vicinity west of Ramadi