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[casi] Graves of Halabja victims.

Does anyone know if the victims of the Halabja attack are collected in one cemetary and if so which 

There is apparantly a Martyrs Cemetery in Halabja that contains some victims. (a photo essay concentrating on the aftermath of 
Halabja).  However this grave contains somewhere between 8 and 22 people (depending on how many 
names a typical Kurdish person has).

Given that Halabja gas attack is supposed to have killed somewhere between 5000-7000 people this 
can only be the tip of the iceburg.  This is to compare with Stephen Pelletiere´s claim that the 
toll was in the scores, with uncertainity as to the culprit.

Regulars to this forum will know my views that media stories on atrocities in Iraq have been 
inflated to the point of insanity.  They will also know my penchant for analysising photos and 
seeing the bodies.

In this case it should be fairly simple to ascertain if any misrepresentation has taken place, if 
5000 people died, there should be 5000 graves or thereabouts.

Has anyone first hand witness the graves of Halabja?

Tom Young

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