Sunday, November 7, 2010

(NEWS) Mass Grave From Holocaust-Era Discovered In Romania

"Find in forest northeast of Bucharest contains bodies of men, women, children shot in 1941; police seal off area to public.

A Holocaust-era mass grave containing the bodies of an estimated 100 Jews killed by Romanian troops has been discovered in a forest, researchers said Friday, offering further evidence of the country's involvement in wartime crimes.

The find in a forest near the town of Popricani, about 350 kilometers (220 kilometers) northeast of Bucharest, contains the bodies of men, women and children who were shot in 1941, the Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania said in a statement."

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