Armenian tombstones used as sewer caps in Turkish town

o cap sewers in the town of Malkara, 190 kilometers west of Istanbul,  Today’s Zaman reports, quoting a report published on Friday by the Turkish-Armenian weekly newspaper Agos.

TESKI employees made the discovery while carrying out excavations as part of repair work along Zulfikaraga Street in the city’s Hacievhat neighborhood. The workers found seven tombstones at the site and informed the municipality.

According to the report, Malkara Mayor Ulas Yurdakul has acknowledged the findings, and the tombstones have been given to the Tekirdag Archeology Museum for inspection and preservation.

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