Eerie Talheim death pit reveals ‘first war crime’ where fleeing villagers were slaughtered by axe-wielding invaders 7,000 years ago

AN ANCIENT mass grave filled with the battered bodies of 26 adults and children may be evidence of the world's first war crime. Broken legs and dented skulls suffered by the victims 7,000 years ago suggest they were tortured before they were slain – or mutilated after death – and then tossed into the pit…

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