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Decapitated and dismembered skeletons reveal lost Iron Age massacre – Livescience.com

Attackers may have timed the attack to coincide with a public gathering.

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A brutal attack on an Iron Age town in northern Spain during the mid-fourth or late third century B.C. left more than a dozen bodies men, women and children scattered and smoldering in the streets, as the town burned. 
Injuries inflicted upon the people who died were horrific. One person was decapitated, two had severed arms, and the remains of nearly half of the individuals showed signs of mutilation, archaeologists recently discovered.
New analysis of the victims’ bones the first detailed in…

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