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Khashoggi’s Sons Grieve, Appeals For His Body

Sons of the murdered Washington Journalist Jamal Khashoggi has appealed for the return of his body.

After Khashoggi was murdered on 2 October, there have been speculations on how he was killed and his body was disposed of, reports from Turkish official that he was strangled and ripped apart after which it was dissolved in chemical substance in order to cover its crime.

However, they have been outcry from international bodies, to present the body of the journalist, weeks back, it was said that part of his remains was seen, lately, in an interview with CNN, salah and Abdullah Khashoggi, sons of the murdered Columnist said that without their father’s body, their family is unable to grieve and deal with the emotional burden of their father’s death. Aljazeera.

“It’s not a normal situation, it’s not a normal death at all. All that we want right now is to bury him in Al-Baqi (cemetery) in Medina (Saudi Arabia) with the rest of his family,” Salah Khashoggi said. “I talked about that with the Saudi authorities and I just hope that it happens soon.”

He has, however, showed his grieve on the death of his father, he said he still shock that his father his dead and what his family wants is to make sure his father rest in peace.

“We just need to make sure that he rests in peace,” Salah Khashoggi said of his father. “Until now, I still can’t believe that he’s dead. It’s not sinking in with me emotionally,” he said, adding that there has been a lot of “misinformation” about the circumstances of the death.


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