Workers Excavating A London Tunnel Discovered Chilling Evidence Of Europe’s Deadliest Epidemic

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As the construction workers dug further and further through the mud, they probably didn’t expect to make such a horrific discovery. But that’s exactly what they did, 8 feet beneath London’s streets – where a mass grave had lain undisturbed for centuries.

Image: via Crossrail
Image: via Crossrail

The workers were digging as part of the Crossrail project in London, which will open new routes across the city for commuters. The $18 billion venture involves 37 different stations and is set to be completed in 2018.

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Image: via Crossrail

In order to link existing stations with the new 73-mile line, tunnels have been dug across London’s underground network. And it was during one such dig that the workmen made a chilling discovery.

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