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Syrian troops dig up mass grave in Damascus rebellious area

English.news.cn   2012-08-04 21:15:14            

DAMASCUS, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Syrian army troops uncovered Saturday a mass grave in the Damascus suburb of Yalda, combining unidentified number of bodies that belong to civilians and army personnel.

The mass grave was dug up Saturday when the army entered the area, which was controlled by the rebels over the past days.

An officer told Xinhua that the area is clean of rebels, adding that the displaced residents can start to get back home.

The streets in the area were ravaged as marks of tanks could be seen on ground. The death stink was everywhere as the dug-up bodies were charred black and defaced.

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