Israel Starts Digging Graves In “Numbers Graveyard”


Thursday May 24, 2012 04:15 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies

The Kol Hai (Live Sound) Israeli Radio reported that on Wednesday morning the Rabbinical Branch of the Israeli Military started the removal of 100 corpses of Palestinians buried in the “Numbers Graveyard” in the Jordan valley, in the first phase on an agreement to hand the bodies to the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank.


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The Radio added that the measure was taken following an agreement signed, last week, between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. The number of corpses to be handed to the P.A is estimated by 100.

Yitzhak Molho, the special envoy of Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, reached an agreement with Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, to hand the mainly unidentified bodies as an “act of good-will”.

The bodies in question belong to Palestinians killed since the beginning of the Al-Aqsa Intifada on September 28, 2000.

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