SULAIMANI (ESTA) — A woman’s skeleton was found in the Byara district southeast of Halabja province, police said on Sunday.
Spokesperson for the Halabja Directorate of Police Barzan Osman said that they have received a report from a local about discovering a skeleton.
Police removed the skeleton and transferred it to forensic medicine after reaching to the site where the discovery was made, He said.
Initial investigations indicated that the skeleton dates back to the Kurdish exodus in 1991, He added.
More than one million civilians were displaced by the former dictator of Iraq Saddam Hussein the Kurdish exodus in 1991 following systematic military campaigns against the Kurdish people.
A total of 1,400,000 people were displaced and found refuge in Iran, Europe, and America, facing a humanitarian catastrophe.