Marines found a 15-foot-by-20-foot space used by terrorists to keep their hostages in. Inside the space fingernails were found in an apparent attempt by a hostage to dig their way to safety.
"We had sensed that there was a pure streak of evil in this town, ever since the first days of engagement here," said Maj. Wade Weems.
"Based on the evidence we have found here, we believe people were held here and possibly tortured — we have found enough blood to surmise that," Ray told reporters shown the basement Thursday.
On the wall adjacent to the hand print, human fingernails were found dug deep into the porous gravel around a hole in the wall — evidence, the Marines say, of a tunnel-digging attempt.
Although most of the evidence had been taken away, there was enough to suggest "they tried to dig their way out," Ray said.
No bodies or human remains — except for the fingernails — were found...
There are pictures of an earlier torture house they found as well as weapons and IED making facilities here
Tipped by: In The Bullpen