Building on buried bones

  • 1998-07-23
  • Katya Cengel
WW II-era remains found in RigaRIGA – The past is hard to forget, especially when it is buried in a shallow grave.Construction workers in Riga reiterated that when they uncovered another sad fragment of Latvia's past. While softening the ground for a building foundation July 3 in an empty lot on Skolas Street, workers uncovered a pile of buried human bones.According to forensic experts called to the scene, the bones belong to 25 bodies, all male. There are holes in the skulls of some, about the size of a bullet, though others reveal no traces of bullet wounds to the head. Still, experts sa...
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