In Izium, Kharkiv Oblast, the bodies of the dead who were buried in a forest cemetery during the Russian occupation are being exhumed. Most of the bodies found have signs of torture.

This work will continue for several more weeks. Employees of all services identify if possible and transport them to Kharkiv for further forensic examination to determine the cause of death. There is information about other mass graves, but they have not been found yet, so the search continues.

The Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Dmytro Lubinets noted that about 500 graves of civilians have been found and one mass grave of about 20 soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has been identified. Presumably, the military was tortured.

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