Incredibly, the dead man had been taken into a cave with two others and both of them had been killed by dynamite that was then thrown in after them.
Yet the dynamite also blew a hole in the side of the cave, allowing light to flood into the darkened interior which in turn allowed the fig tree to grow from the man's body.
The tree was spotted in 2011 by a researcher who was curious as to how the tree had ended up in the cave and especially in a mountainous area where it was not usually found.
While carrying out his research and digging around the tree, he was then horrified to find
Saturday, September 22, 2018
"A missing man who was murdered more than 40 years ago has been found - after a seed from a fig in his stomach grew into a tree"
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