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Huge ancient burial ground found at Iron Age fort site

Hayley visits an ancient burial ground

A huge ancient burial ground has been discovered in England.

Archaeologists say it contains the remains of women and children, and there could be hundreds of bodies.

The grave was found in Derbyshire, at the site of an Iron Age fort. It's thought an army attacked and captured it before killing the people inside.

Experts reckon the bodies were buried nearly 2,500 years ago. Only a small part of the grave has been dug up so far and it could be even bigger.