December 11, 2016

Grim milestone

Aleppo Cemeteries Run Out of Room for the Dead

A grim milestone in the siege of Aleppo is reported by Sky News, which writes that “bodies are being left to rot on the streets or buried in backyards” because “there is no room left in the cemeteries.”  Officials said a graveyard opened last year was already full while the old cemetery had reached capacity even before the bloody civil war began four years ago.
Posted by Jill Fallon at December 11, 2016 6:17 PM | Permalink