Iraqi Teams Exhume Dozens of Bodies From Mass Graves in Tikrit

April 8, 2015 3:21 AM

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Iraqi Teams Exhume Dozens of Bodies From Mass Graves in Tikrit

Victims believed among estimated 1,700 cadets killed by Islamic State

Forensic teams exhumed dozens of corpses in Tikrit believed to be some of the estimated 1,700 Iraqi air force cadets slain by Islamic State last year on a nearby base—a mass killing that generated both fury at the extremist group and accusations of incompetent military leadership.

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