PBS NewsHour

A Visit With the Aleppo Gravedigger

Clip: 11/05/2012 | 1m 49s

Freelance video journalist Toby Muse travelled to Aleppo, Syria to meet with and talk to the men responsible for burying the city's dead. According to estimates, more than 3,700 people have been killed in Aleppo since the Syrian conflict began. One gravedigger, Khaled, told Muse that he sometimes gets the bodies of five or six family members.

Aired: 11/05/12

Rating: NR

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