February 4, 2023
Police say they have recovered 1,150 bodies in the Kyiv region since the war began |  Globalism

Police say they have recovered 1,150 bodies in the Kyiv region since the war began | Globalism

In the photo, Nadia Trubchaninova, 70, is seen sitting next to a black plastic bag with the body of her son Vadim Trubchaninov, 48, who was killed by Russian soldiers in Bucha on March 30. – Photo: Rodrigo Abd / AP

1,150 civilian bodies were recovered in the Kyiv region Ukrainesince the invasion RussiaOn Thursday, Kyiv police said that 50% to 70% of them were shot from light weapons.

Most of the bodies were found in the city of Bucha, where hundreds of bodies have been found since the withdrawal of Russian forces, the chief of Kyiv regional police, Andrei Nepetov, said in a video posted on Twitter.

The corpses of civilians are abandoned on the streets of Bucha, Ukraine.

The Ukraine He says that civilians found dead in Bucha were shot dead by Russian forces during the occupation of the area. Reuters was not able to verify the number of dead in Busha or the circumstances of their death.

The Russia Denies attacking civilians since the invasion Ukraine On February 24. He described allegations that Russian forces executed civilians in Bucha during their occupation of the city as “terrible fraud” aimed at discrediting the Russian military.

“So far, we have found, examined and handed over 1,150 bodies of civilians to forensic institutions,” Nebitov said in the video clip, in which he stood among the rubble of buildings destroyed during heavy fighting in the Kyiv region.

“I want to stress that these are civilians, not military,” he declared.

The video was released on the day the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, is scheduled to hold talks in Kyiv with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Antonio Guterres visits the outskirts of Kyiv on April 28, 2022 – Photo: AP

Ukrainian television showed Guterres visiting the town of Borodinka, where Zelensky said the situation was “much more serious” than in neighboring Bucha.