Iraq Hands over Human Remains to Kuwait from Gulf War
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Iraq Hands over Human Remains to Kuwait from Gulf War

ERBIL - Iraq on Wednesday handed over the remains of over 20 Kuwaiti individuals who were believed to have been killed and buried in mass graves by the former Iraqi Baath regime led by dictator Saddam al-Hussein during the Gulf War in 1991.

Iraqi media said that the remains of 21 people were handed over to Kuwait who had been found in a mass grave in a desert of Samawa city.

Kuwait has revealed that over 600 people, mostly Kuwaiti, went missing during the Gulf War.

Iraq has previously handed over the remains of several other people to Kuwait before.