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Bodies found by British forces near Basra in southern Iraq were Iranian soldiers killed during the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war, state-run Tehran radio reported Sunday.

British forces said Saturday they found hundreds of boxes containing human remains in a warehouse near Zubayr. They appeared to be the remains of people who had died some time ago - not in the current fighting.

What now, Brothers, is Death? The parting, the disappearance, of beings out of this or that Order of beings; the rending asunder, the ruin, the death, the dissolution, the end of the life-period, the disappearance of the Aggregates of Existence, the putrefaction of the corpse: this, Brothers, is called Death.

What now, Brothers, is Sorrow? Whatsoever, Brothers, through this or the other loss which one undergoes, through this or the other misfortune which one encounters, is sorrow, trouble, affliction, inward distress, inward woe: this, Brothers, is called Sorrow.

What now, Brothers, is Lamentation? Whatsoever, Brothers, through this or the other loss which one undergoes, through this or the other misfortune which one encounters, is plaint and lamentation, wailing and bemoaning, mourning and unalloyed lamentation: this, Brothers, is called Lamentation.

 

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