Ebola Corpses ‘Dumped’ in Wetlands

By benim
In Liberia
Aug 4th, 2014

(L) Residents resisting the burial of Ebola victims in their community were brutalized by military police; (R) bodies of Ebola victims dumped in Upper Johnsonville (photos C. Y. Kwanue)

Against the backdrop of the Liberian government’s announcement that it would “consider cremating” (burning) the corpses of those who have died from the deadly Ebola virus, the burial team from the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOH/SW) on Saturday dumped at least 45 bodies in Kissi Camp, near the Kpeh-kpeh Town Community, Upper Johnsonville, just northwest of the City of Paynesville. 

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