The Digital Journalist
In preparation for a mass burial in Tyre, municipal workers were given the task of transferring scores of bodies – wrapped in heavy plastic and warehoused in two trucks – into hastily-made coffins. Many of the bodies were in advanced stages of decomposition from the scorching summer heat; plastic bags split, bodies burst. A week later, one Red Crescent worker who had volunteered for the job still found it difficult to eat or sleep.