In Reclaimed Tikrit, Mass Graves From ISIS's Brutal Occupation

April 7, 2015 11:03 AM

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Iraqi soldiers salute as they stand next to a mass grave believed to hold Shiite soldiers from Camp Speicher who were been killed by Islamic State militants.

As many as 1,700 people are believed to be in mass graves that have been unearthed near the site of a massacre of Iraqi soldiers manning a former U.S. military base. The killings took place last summer, when fighters from the self-proclaimed Islamic State group seized Tikrit.

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