Mass grave containing 200 people slaughtered by Spanish dictator Franco is discovered - as scientists take DNA swabs to identify them 

Mass grave containing 200 people slaughtered by Spanish dictator Franco is discovered - as scientists take DNA swabs to identify them 
 

A mass grave filled with the skeletons of men and women executed during Spain's brutal civil war and the ensuing General Francisco Franco dictatorship has been uncovered - and experts believe it is one of more than 2,000 across the country.
Work has begun on forensic analysis that may identify the dead, after three unmarked pits containing 185 bodies were found in the central Spanish city of Valladolid.
It is thought the city's cemetery could contain up to 10 similar mass graves, with the victims among the estimated 100,000 who forcibly 'disappeared' during the 1936 and 1939 civil war, and... read more

 
4 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 42
Source: Daily Mail
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