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278 Bodies of Genocide Victims Found in Mass Grave

By Kwezi Patrick
On 16 avril 2014 at 10:21

Twenty years later, about 260 bodies of victims of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi have been discovered and retrieved from a mass grave just near a Memorial site located at Rusororo Sector in Gasabo district.
Until April 15, there was no knowledge of this mass grave near the Anglican Church also next to the Genocide memorial site.
The 278 bodies were accorded descent burial at Ruhanga memorial site. Of these bodies, 267 were discovered at the mass grave near the Anglican Church.
Mwizera (...)

Twenty years later, about 260 bodies of victims of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi have been discovered and retrieved from a mass grave just near a Memorial site located at Rusororo Sector in Gasabo district.

Until April 15, there was no knowledge of this mass grave near the Anglican Church also next to the Genocide memorial site.

The 278 bodies were accorded descent burial at Ruhanga memorial site. Of these bodies, 267 were discovered at the mass grave near the Anglican Church.

Mwizera Eric the head of IBUKA in Rusororo sector says the 278 bodies were given a fitting and descent burial however, 267 bodies were retrieved from a mass grave near the memorial site whereas the other 11 bodies that had earlier been buried were also placed together with the newly discovered bodies and all buried together at the memorial site”.

Mwizera noted that during the genocide, several people were killed in the area and buried in three mass graves, “we were able to find two mass graves and had no information of this last mass grave”.


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