Remains of 23 Yazidis found in Iraq mass grave: Official

The remains of 23 men from Iraq`s Yazidi religious minority were found when a mass grave was excavated in northern Iraq, an official said Saturday.

Arbil: The remains of 23 men from Iraq`s Yazidi religious minority were found when a mass grave was excavated in northern Iraq, an official said Saturday.

A team opened the grave, which was found near the village of Bardiyan based on a tip from a local resident, on Friday, said Fuad Othman, a spokesman for the Kurdish regional government.

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