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Initial Response Team retrieves two bodies in al-Raqqa

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Editing: Mohamad Alaa |
TranslationEditor: Vera Halvorsen |
Translation: Rose Kajo
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Publication date: 2019/01/13 15:36

Al-Raqqa - SMART

On Sunday, the Initial Response Team (IRT) of the al-Raqqa civil council retrieved two bodies in al-Raqqa, Northeastern Syria.

A source from the IRT told SMART that they retrieved the bodies of a woman and a child from the ruins of a destroyed building in the al-Bedo neighborhood. The team transferred the bodies to the Tal al-Baya'a cemetery.

Local residents were unable to identity the bodies, saying they were likely the bodies of displaced people from when the city of al-Raqqa was controlled by the Islamic State.

On January 12, 2019, the IRT retrieved 12 bodies from three neighborhoods in the city of al-Raqqa.