Mass Graves in Iran Large Enough to See From Space


Iran was hit badly by COVID-19, with 7 of their major officials and politicians killed by the virus. The number of cases shot up to over 9000, with over 450 confirmed deaths. As the death toll rises, the mass graves outside of the city of Quo grow larger. Funeral directors were unable to keep up with the burials necessary for such a high death toll, so the government decided that in order to decrease spread of infection these trenches would be dug. Per satellite imagery there is also a growing pile of white lime to manage the decay and smell.

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