Stacked like cord-wood.
Butchered and dumped in a mass grave: Forensic teams begin excavating 12 sites in Tikrit where ISIS murdered 1,700 Shi’ite soldiers as they swept across Iraq
GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: The burial sites were found on the former dictator Saddam Hussein’s presidential compound on the banks of the Tigris last Wednesday, with the first of the 12 graves being dug up yesterday. The forensic teams sent to dig up the young army recruits bodies wept as they worked, while soldiers at the site prayed for their fallen comrades. It is hoped the gruesome discovery will bring closure to relatives who lost loved ones in one of the worst atrocities of the on-going war. More here.