The 26 girls who were reportedly sexually abused and murdered on the Mediterranean Sea while trying to cross into Italy.
2 men had been apprehended in connection to the deaths of the girls, mostly aged between 14 and 18.
A journalist with AP Trisha Thomas shared a photo of the girls in their caskets at the Italian cemetery in Salerno.
Another journalist with Channel 4 News Paraic O’Brien also shared on his Twitter a clip of women laying flowers on the caskets.
He also shared a close up of 2 caskets with blue flowers for 2 of the deceased who were pregnant.
The Nigerian Government is still yet to release a statement concerning their deaths, amid criticism.
Photo Credit: @TrishaThomasAP