Workers uncovered ancient tombs with human remains in the basement of the building of the Rosstat state statistics service in downtown Moscow on Saturday, a spokesman for the Moscow's police said.
"Workers called out policemen and said that they have found ancient tombs with bones," Anatoly Lastovetsky said.
Archeologists will probe the find within the next week.
MOSCOW, October 2 (RIA Novosti)
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