NEW CEMETERY OF MASSACRED ARMENIANS REVEALED IN TURKISH DIYARBAKIR

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March 01, 2012 | 00:04

Examination of human bones, found during the renovation of a building
in Diyarbakir region, Turkey, is over. Earlier there used to be
a prison, later turned into headquarter of the Inspection of the
gendarmerie for the fight against terrorism.

The Diyarbakir prosecution handed over the remains of over 30 skeletons
for the examination on Jan. 17-24, Turkish Vatan reports. It was
clarified that the remains of human skeletons are 100 years old.

They are badly damaged, and the death circumstances cannot be
established.

Armenian News-NEWS.am has earlier informed that the Turkish Taraf's
columnist Ayhan Aktar has quoted Thomas Mkrtchian's report in his
publication regarding the findings. The report, which is currently
in the U.S. archive, states that Armenians were gathered and shot in
the prison, besides, it gives detailed description of the Diyarbakir
massacres.