A mass grave has been discovered in Sudan containing 28 bodies, thought to be the remains of army officers executed for carrying out a coup attempt in 1990 against former President Omar al-Bashir.
Bashir had seized power in a military coup the previous year.
In April 1990, the officers had surrounded an army headquarters and several barracks before being arrested and killed.
Bashir who was overthrown last year went on trial this week over the 1989 coup which brought him to power.
The bodies were found in Omdurman, the twin city of the capital Khartoum.
Public prosecutor Tagelsir al-Hebr told AFP news agency that the search for bodies was part of investigations into atrocities committed under Bashir’s rule. ENDS