A mass grave belonging to Greek Cypriots was found outside the occupied Galateia village

9 April 2017
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Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (06.04.17) reports that according to information acquired by the office of the Turkish member of the Committee of Missing Persons (CMP), a mass grave with the remains of 4 missing persons, probably belonging to Greek Cypriots was found out in by the side of the lake in occupied Galateia village.

The excavation works in occupied Galateia village were launched in winter but were halted due to the bad weather conditions.

The Turkish member of the CMP said that it is believed that the mass grave belongs to a group of Greek Cypriots who were lost in the period of 1974. The Turkish member said that they will continue the excavation works in the area.

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