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Mystery of the Unknown Grave Part II

Earlier of this month, we published an article titled “The Mystery of Unknown Grave” in Kalibata Heroes Cemetery. Therein we wrote about burial mound 62 in the “Pahlawan 77” section with its upright stone marker bearing no identification of the person buried underneath. The “Pahlawan 77” section is the final resting place of those who died in the 1977 Seroja Operation in Dili, Timor-Leste. Out of the four unknown burial mound in that section, number 62 is the only one well-maintained.[continue reading]