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Five bodies likely killed by IS found in mass grave in Aleppo

A mass grave was found in Azaz in the northern countryside of Aleppo, containing the remains of people who were believed to have been killed during the Islamic State control of the area in 2016.
A Syrian man walks past graves at a camp for displaced Syrians from the former rebel bastion of Douma, in al-Bil, east of the rebel-held town of Azaz, Syria, April 13, 2018.

Syrian workers at the local council in Azaz have recently found a mass grave during works to expand a road in the eastern countryside of the city of Azaz, specifically in Naddah village, in the northern countryside of Aleppo. 

The media office in Azaz’s local council wrote in an Aug. 23 Facebook post that teams of the Syrian Civil Defense, aka the White Helmets, exhumed from the grave the remains of five people, including a woman and a child. 

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