First 20 boldies exhumed at a mass burial site in Donetsk Oblast

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The first 20 bodies have been exhumed at a mass burial site in Lyman, Donetsk Oblast, which was recently regained by Ukraine’s forces, National Police of Ukraine informs.

Exhumation procedures are now underway in two locations. About 200 civilians were buried in one of them. The other is a mass grave of Ukrainian servicemen. The bodies of children were found among the victims.

“Civilians were buried in single graves, and servicemen – in a trench of 40 meters long. According to the witness, he buried about 20 Ukrainian defenders here, as instructed by Russian invaders. A whole family with two little children is among those killed,” the report states.

Some graves have plaques with information about the deceased, while others are nameless. In each case, the police take biological samples to identify the deceased and determine the cause of their death.

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