Iran, Iraq exchange bodies of soldiers killed during eight-year imposed war
Iran, Iraq exchange bodies of soldiers killed during eight-year imposed war

Iran, Iraq exchange bodies of soldiers killed during eight-year imposed war

The bodies of 68 Iranian soldiers and 26 Iraqi soldiers killed during Iraqi imposed war in 1980-1988 was exchanged at Shalamche border line on Monday, according to a local official in the Iraqi province of Basra.

Nine out of the 26 Iraqi soldiers and 50 out of the Iranian soldiers could be recognized, Hussein Eidi Hassan said.

The ceremony to exchange the bodies of soldiers was held in presence of representatives from International Committee of Red Crescent (ICRC).

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