Aslıhan DOĞRU -TDO- In the garden of the Kamloops Indian Residential School, which was closed in 1978 in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, the remains of 215 children were found during an excavation after the soil was scanned with high-tech radar.
Some of the remains found were those of children under the age of three.
The cause and time of death of the children in question are not yet known.
In a statement, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the discovery of the children's remains "heartbreaking."
Rosanne Casimir, chief of the representative of the Secwepemc peoples in K'emlupste, said, "We knew that among our own society we could prove the existence of the bodies of these missing children. There are still many questions that need to be answered at the moment," he said.