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PICS: Floods uncover body of Iraqi soldier died during war with Iran

2019/04/24 | 10:32

(Iraq Now News)- Recent floods that swept

through Iraq‘s southern provinces could uncover the remains of an Iraqi soldier

who was considered missing during the 8-year Iran-Iraq war.The remains of Abdul Amir

Al-Gharibawi were found by a farmer in Maysan city, a security official said.

The remains of Gharibawi who

was lost in 1982 during the Iran-Iraq war was handed to the local police in the

province, the source added.The Iraqi Human Commission

for Human Rights announced in mid-2018 receiving the remains of 127 soldiers

who died during the Iran-Iraq war, noting that the teams are still searching for

more remains of the missing soldiers.

Iraq and Iran fought an

eight-year war (1980-1988) that left hundreds of thousands of victims from both

sides.

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