A mass grave near Khanasor town in the north of Shingal that had been discovered in February (Yusuf Sayman/BuzzFeed News)
A mass grave discovered in February of last year near Khanasor town (Yusuf Sayman/BuzzFeed News)

Shingal – Security forces discovered again a mass grave on Friday in Shingal region, northern Iraq. In the southwest of Shingal town, near the former military base Domiz, resistance fighters came across the remains of around 20 people. Based on their traditional clothes, the victims were identified as Yezidis, most of whom, based on early indications, seem to be male. Further information is supposed to be obtained through investigations and identity checks.