The local official Chokor Melhem Elias told AFP the mass grave contains the bodies of 73 people, men, women, and children executed by ISIS group when they controlled the region.
Recently this week, the Hashed Al-Shaabi paramilitary alliance said it had found a mass grave with the bodies of 20 women and about 40 children in the village of Kabusi, south of Sinjar. In the Jazira residential complex, also south of Sinjar, 80 other bodies, mostly Yazidis, were discovered.
ISIS fighters killed thousands of Yazidis in Sinjar in 2014. The terrorists also kidnapped thousands of the Yazidi women and girls as sex slaves. The UN estimates 3,000 of them are still being held captive.
Mahma Khalil, Sinjar mayor said around 40 mass graves holding hundreds of bodies have been discovered in the region since 2015 and all the victims were Yazidis.
ISIS considered Yazidis the devil-worshippers and persecuted them or held in their capital …
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