Bodies of 215 children found at school site in Canada

The remnants of 215 children, some even as young as three year old have been found at what was once Canada's largest Indigenous residential school. Reports reaching us is that the children were students at the Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia that was closed in 1978. The remains of the children were discovered with the help of a ground penetrating radar specialist.

Reports say that more bodies could yet still be found as there is more ground to be searched.

A 2015 report revealed that these children- the Indigenous children were treated unfairly at these institutions.

It is reported that at least 3,200 of these children died due to neglect and abuse and that there were 51 deaths at the Kamloops school alone between 1915 and 1963. These harsh treatment included physical abuse, rape, malnutrition and other atrocities suffered by most of 150,000 children who attended these schools which were run by Christian churches on behalf of Ottawa from the 1840s to the 1900s.

The Kamloops school 1890 and 1969 when the federal government took over operations from the Catholic Church and operated it a a day school until it closed in 1978.

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