Spanish Civil War Victims Discovered – Archaeology Magazine

In a town outside Valencia, forensic archaeologists have unearthed four fractured skulls from the site of a mass grave that is thought to hold the remains of some 100 prisoners who were buried just after the Spanish Civil War ended in April 1939.

Sky News reports that the skeletons lay beneath caskets that were buried later.

It is estimated that some 114,000 victims of the Spanish Civil War were interred in mass graves, and efforts to recover and identify these people have accelerated in recent years.

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