Barranco del Carrizal II, Órgiva, Granada. 11.8.1936 Manuel López López, deputy mayor of Lanjarón, and his sons Antonio, Félix were shot by the Guardia Cívil and Falangists and disappeared in this ravine. On 27.8.1936 a third son, Miguel, was murdered a bit futher down the valley.
Manuel López López, deputy mayor of Lanjarón, and his sons Antonio and Félix were executed by the Guardia Cívil and Falangists and disappeared. A third son, Miguel, was killed 27.8.1936 a bit futher down in Torvizcón. A fourth son, Germinal, was executed 25.1.1945 at the cemetery wall in Granada. Manuel, the youngest son and car mechanic as his father, survived. At the end of 1975 he celebrated Franco's death shaving his moustache, than welding together this cross and installing it at the ravine. Since 1936 some 4,000 people were killed and buried in quicklime in this ravine. Trucks arrived full of prisoners from the fall of Malaga, the towns of the Alpujarra and the Granada coast, they shot them and kicked their bodies into the common graves. Human remains appear after heavy rains. The government built contention walls at the site of the mass-graves to prevent "waste" from reaching the reservoir at the end of the ravine.