Bones Throw Light on 1755 Lisbon Quake

April 28, 2007 By BARRY HATTON, Associated Press Writer

(AP) -- It was a chilling discovery: a mass grave of human bones - skulls smashed and scorched by fire, dog bites on a child's thigh bone, a forehead with an apparent bullet hole.



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