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The scientists said the truth: unravel the mystery of the Lake of Skeletons in the Himalayas

NEWS PLANET 21.08.2019 at 07:06

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A Group of scientists conducted a study in which managed to establish a more precise origin of the skeletons previously found next to the beautiful Himalayan lake Roopkund. It turned out that these remains belonged to three different groups that were in the area during the last Millennium, according to the portal PLANETANOVOSTI with reference to Phys.org.

Experts examined the DNA isolated from 72 skeletons. A large part of the dead were residents of Western Eurasia, and India. Further, scientists have reconstructed the full genome 38 remains. Failed to establish that the skeletons are the remains of three different groups. Near the lake the dead people, which veins in the Eastern part of the Mediterranean, in Southeast Asia and India. These facts allowed us to understand that the lake in the Himalayas has attracted people from all over the world. But back home they never could.

At the beginning, scientists believed that people were killed in the crash. The results showed that the group was dead with a big time difference. The last people visited the lake, which is high enough in the mountains, about 1800. Today, scientists are not yet able to name the exact cause of death and why they came to the lake.