Remains of genocide victims exhumed from ADEPR church backyard

By IGIHE
On 2 October 2019 at 12:14

Residents who were digging a water channel in the backyard of the Association of Pentecostal Churches in Rwanda (ADEPR) Gahogo church have exhumed remains of eight victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

The remains were found yesterday in Nyarucyamo II village, Gahogo cell, Nyamabuye sector of Muhanga district.

Diggers immediately alerted officials who rushed to the place.

The mayor of Muhanga district, Jacqueline Kayitare has told IGIHE that they joined them to search for more remains.

“There is evidence that more victims were dumped there based on pieces of clothing and detached remains exhumed,” he said.

Nyamabuye sector officials have revealed that the search for more remains is continued as well as talking to survivors to establish the truth about numbers of genocide victims that might have been dumped at the place.


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