Overall, 445 graves were counted in the cemetery. Some of them contain two, three or four bodies.
At the mass grave site in Izyum, Kharkiv region, experts recovered 320 bodies of civilians and 18 military personnel from the graves. This was announced by the regional prosecutor Alexander Filchakov on the telethon air on Wednesday, September 21.
According to him, overall, 445 graves were counted in the cemetery. Some of them contain two, three or four bodies.
“A very large number of excavated – with mine blast injuries, many too – with many bone fractures, there are also signs of torture,” Filchakov pointed out.
The prosecutor announced that work at the site of the aforementioned burial will be completed, perhaps, on September 23. Next, experts will begin exhuming corpses in other cemeteries, where there are five more. In addition, many of the dead are buried in private courtyards.
In general, regional authorities estimate that the death toll during the occupation of the Izyum region could be measured in the thousands.
As reported the day before, another torture chamber was found in Kupyansk, equipped by Russian invaders. In the basement, people were subjected to physical and psychological violence.
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