During excavations in Turkey was found the coffin of the Russian General
Moscow. April 26. INTERFAX.RU — the Coffin, presumably, the Russian General was found during construction works in the Turkish province of Ardahan, Hurriyet reports, citing the Agency “Dogan”.
Workers who conduct excavations on the site of the Foundation of the future residential building, found a coffin with a cross. The place was called the special service, as well as representatives of the Museum of Kars. Inside the coffin is the body of a man in uniform.
One of the archaeologists of the Museum said that it was probably a Russian army General, who lived about 140 years ago. After the Russo-Turkish war in 1878, the region passed to Russia.
According to media reports, in place of the finds was a large number of locals — they gathered in connection with the appearance in social networks by rumors that the burial place of the detected value and historical artifacts. First, discovery will examine the Turkish Prosecutor’s office, then it will pass to the Museum of Kars.
Skeleton of ‘Russian general’ found inside the coffin unearthed in Turkey’s Ardahan https://t.co/eCYpg48zsl pic.twitter.com/ikYowM9bqf
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