SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) — First governor deputy disclosed here that a new collective graveyard was found south of the city, containing more than 150 bodies.
Abbas al-Mussawi said that the graveyard was found 20 km south of the city.
The first reports that the bodies belong to people executed in 1991 by the previous regime.
Iraqi Human Rights Ministry announced discovering 400 collective graveyards since the downfall of the previous regime in 2003.
The ministry reported it cannot excavate more than 10 graveyards per annum to identify the identities of the dead bodies.
Karbala, center of the province, lies 108 km south west of the capital, Baghdad.—www.shafaqna.com/english