Azerbaijan, Guba / Тrend corr. A. Gafarov / Excavations carried out at the site of the mass grave discovered in the Azerbaijani Guba region have been expanded within the recent five days. Four skulls and other bone fragments have been uncovered.
According to the head of the expedition on the Guba genocide, Gahraman Aghayev, one skull belongs to a teenager, aged fourteen or fifteen, and the three others to elderly men. Ethnographic units were found in the territory again proving the all the bones unearthed in the territory belong to slaughtered people.
A mass burial place was uncovered during the construction of a stadium in the Guba region at the beginning of April this year. Initial expertise proved that the chaotically buried people were of Azerbaijani and Jewish origin slaughtered by Armenians during the genocide of 1918. After research is completed a monument will be erected to the victims.
Guba is located 170km north of Baku.