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Iraq begins exhuming mass grave in Sinjar region

BAGHDAD: The Iraqi govt has started exhuming a mass grave left in the back of by means of the Islamic State group in the northwestern Sinjar region.

The exhumation, which is being performed with UN toughen, began Saturday in the village of Kocho.

IS militants rampaged across Sinjar in 2014, killing Yazidi men and abducting hundreds of ladies and kids. Many followers of the minority faith are nonetheless lacking, after girls have been forced into sexual slavery and boys have been indoctrinated in jihadi ideology.

Over 70 mass graves had been came upon in Sinjar because it was once liberated from IS in November 2015.

Nadia Murad, the Nobel Peace Prize winner, who is firstly from Kocho, is taking part in the exhumation.

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