Bones, ashes at Liberia crematorium a reminder of Ebola trauma

January 18, 2015 6:11 PM

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Bones, ashes at Liberia crematorium a reminder of Ebola trauma

BOYS TOWN, Liberia (Reuters) - The furnace has been extinguished at a crematorium for victims of the deadly Ebola virus near Liberia's capital Monrovia but a row of barrels filled with ash and charred bone are a reminder of the darkest days of the outbreak.

The seven barrels containing human remains are lined against a black wall. A sheet of paper taped to each says the date the bodies were incinerated but there is no way of identifying them. Small piles of ash lie scattered at other places on the site.

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