Iraq says forensic teams uncovering mass graves left by ISIS in Tikrit

April 7, 2015 8:51 AM

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Iraq says forensic teams uncovering mass graves left by ISIS in Tikrit

FILE - In this Tuesday, March 31, 2015 file photo, Iraqi security forces and allied Shiite militiamen celebrate in central Tikrit, 80 miles north of Baghdad. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed, File)

BAGHDAD – Iraqi forensic teams in the newly liberated city of Tikrit have started exhuming bodies from mass graves believed to contain hundreds of soldiers killed by Islamic State militants last year, a government spokesman said on Tuesday.

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