Mosul ISIS battle: Mass grave found at Badoush prison, Iraqi forces say

 

A mass grave containing the remains of about 500 people has been found at Badoush prison near Mosul, Iraqi forces say.

The Popular Mobilization Units said the victims were "civilian prisoners" murdered by militants from so-called Islamic State.

The Popular Mobilization Units said on Saturday that the "large mass grave" contained the remains of about 500 civilian prisoners who were "executed by ISIS gangs after they controlled the prison during their occupation of Mosul.

ISIS have killed thousands of people, most of them Shia Muslims, when it seized Mosul in 2014.

 

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