Rwanda has exhumed over 18,500 bodies of genocide victims

Rwanda has exhumed over 18,500 bodies of genocide victims

Crime happened in 1994 when 800,000 people were killed during a 100-day Tutsi hunt

Photos of genocide victims are at the Kigali Genocide Memorial CenterChip Somodevilla / Getty ImagesThe number of bodies recovered from mass graves used during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda has already exceeded 18,000 in the last five months, the Federation of Ibuka Survivors Associations confirmed on Wednesday.So far, 18,529 bodies have been found, said Theogene Kabagambire, head of Ibuka.The mass grave and exhumation search program began on April 11, after a person accused of participating in the genocide revealed the location of the graves.During this period, 41 mass graves were discovered in the area of ​​the capital, Kigali, distributed in the districts of Rusororo and Gasabo."In the town of Kabeza, in the Rusororo sector, three houses were demolished after the runways received. We found 20 mass graves on which the houses had been built. Underneath one there were eight pits, while the others were over seven and five, respectively, "said Kabagambire.Read also: Unders...


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