Dutch call on Indonesia to investigate reports of mass graves and war wrecks

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Reports that human remains buried in unmarked mass graves on eastern Java after illegal salvage of second world war shipwrecks

The Netherlands has pressed Indonesia to investigate reports that the remains of Dutch sailors from illegally salvaged second world war shipwrecks off its coast were dumped in a mass grave.

The request comes after reports earlier this month that human remains were recovered from three Dutch shipwrecks, sunk during the decisive 1942 Battle of the Java Sea.

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