Remains of Jews Killed in 1941 Uncovered

From Times Wire Reports

Investigators in Poland completed a partial exhumation of a mass grave of Jews killed by Poles in 1941, the prosecutor supervising the operation said.

The exhumation, in the northeastern town of Jedwabne, began last week as part of a government probe launched after a book described how Poles, not Nazi troops, killed as many as 1,600 Jews there.

The part of the grave that was uncovered "may hold about 200 victims," said Witold Kulesza, head of investigators from the Institute of National Remembrance, which ordered the exhumation. Ashes found there could correspond to the remains of 50 more victims, he said.

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