Afghans halt effort to recover bodies...

Afghans halt effort to recover bodies of 66 people killed in landslide from earthquake

There are 2 comments on the The Washington Post story from Jun 14, 2012, titled Afghans halt effort to recover bodies of 66 people killed in landslide from earthquake. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

Afghan officials say they are halting efforts to dig out scores of bodies from the site of a devastating landslide that followed earthquakes in northern Afghanistan earlier this week.

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#1 Jun 15, 2012
WHY would they stop the digging? Am sure the surviving family member's would like their loved one's bodies for a decent burial.
Gump

Enterprise, AL

#2 Jun 16, 2012
Colorado Chick wrote:
WHY would they stop the digging? Am sure the surviving family member's would like their loved one's bodies for a decent burial.
Perhaps if you'd stop projecting your ideals on other cultures and make an effort to understand them, you'd know why they stopped digging.

The answer to WHY was right in the article.

"He says that religious leaders in the area recommended that they leave the bodies buried under the hill and rename it “Martyrs Hill.”"

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