Armenian Tombstones Used As Sewer Caps in Turkish Town

One of seven Armenian tombstones discovered by workers in the Turkish town of Malkara (Source: Agos)


ISTANBUL (Today’s Zaman)—The Tekirdag Waterworks Authority (TESKI) has discovered that Armenian tombstones have been used to cap sewers in the town of Malkara, 190 kilometers west of Istanbul, according to a report published on Friday by the Turkish-Armenian weekly newspaper Agos.

TESKI employees made the discovery while carrying out excavations as part of repair work along Zulfikaraga Street in the city’s Hacievhat neighborhood. The workers found seven tombstones at the site and informed the municipality.

According to the report, Malkara Mayor Ulas Yurdakul has acknowledged the findings, and the tombstones have been given to the Tekirdag Archeology Museum for inspection and preservation.


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  1. ara said:

    Well- they peasnats, muslime radicals that should be tortured and \killed and then draped nude in one of their mosques-= we will get them-dirty people- their loutrine is their living room and they eat that- ooh0- a dirty turk

  2. State-Of-Emergency said:

    Human being are so immaterial, irrelevant, and unnecessary……….aren’t they?

  3. Raffi said:

    Thank you , Malkara Mayor Ulas Yurdakul for giving the tombstones to the Tekirdag Archeology Museum for inspection and preservation.

  4. Vindicated Man said:

    Outrageous. I don’t have any other word to say.
    Shame on every government that fails to condemn this.
    Shame on the so-called “mainstream media for failing to bring this to everyone’s attention.