Remains of 3,200 post-war victims excavated at Macesnova Gorica

Kočevje, 28 October - Around 3,200 skeletons of the victims of post-WWII summary killings have been excavated from a chasm below Macesnova Gorica in Kočevski Rog forests, in what seems to be the biggest site where Slovenians were killed just after WWII, representatives of the government commission for concealed graves told the press at the site on Friday.

Kočevski Rog forests
The Macesnova Gorica chasm, from which the remains of some 3,200 victims of post-WWII summary killings were excavated.
Photo: Aleš Kocjan/STA

Kočevski Rog forests
A wreath laid at the Macesnova Gorica chasm from which the remains of some 3,200 victims of post-WWII summary killings were excavated.
Photo: Aleš Kocjan/STA

Kočevski Rog forests
A wreath laid at the Macesnova Gorica chasm from which the remains of some 3,200 victims of post-WWII summary killings were excavated.
Photo: Aleš Kocjan/STA

Kočevski Rog forests
A wreath laid at the Macesnova Gorica chasm from which the remains of some 3,200 victims of post-WWII summary killings were excavated.
Photo: Aleš Kocjan/STA

Kočevski Rog forests
A wreath laid at the Macesnova Gorica chasm from which the remains of some 3,200 victims of post-WWII summary killings were excavated.
Photo: Aleš Kocjan/STA

Kočevski Rog forests
Historian Mitja Ference, a member of the government commission for concealed graves, speaking at the Macesnova Gorica chasm, from which the remains of some 3,200 victims of post-WWII summary killings were excavated.
Photo: Aleš Kocjan/STA

Kočevski Rog forests
The Macesnova Gorica chasm, from which the remains of some 3,200 victims of post-WWII summary killings were excavated.
Photo: Aleš Kocjan/STA

Kočevski Rog forests
A chasm from which the remains of some 3,200 victims of post-WWII summary killings were excavated.
Photo: Aleš Kocjan/STA

Kočevski Rog forests
Members of the government commission for concealed graves speaking to the press at the Macesnova Gorica chasm, from which the remains of some 3,200 victims of post-WWII summary killings were excavated.
Photo: Aleš Kocjan/STA

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