temporary interment

temporary interment

A site for the purpose of: a. the interment of the remains if the circumstances permit; or b. the reburial of remains exhumed from an emergency interment. See also emergency interment; group interment; mortuary affairs; trench interment.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Al-Jazeera news agency reported that Arafat's will calls for a funeral service in Cairo and temporary interment to be followed by eventually being laid to rest in Jerusalem.

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