Two bodies tortured by Russian special forces found in liberated Kharkiv Oblast


In Kharkiv Oblast, law enforcement officers found two corpses of civilians who had been tortured by Russian special forces. The victims were handcuffed.

Source: Kharkiv Regional Prosecutor's Office and Kharkiv Oblast police

Details: During inspection of the Svitlo Shakhtaria [Miner’s Light] recreation centre in the village of Novoplatonivka in Borova hromada [administrative unit designating a town or village and its adjacent territories - ed.], two corpses of civilians aged approximately 30-35 years were found. The bodies of the victims were found in a pit four metres deep. One of the men’s left hand was cuffed to the right hand of the other victim.


Furthermore, during examination, a fracture of the temporal area was found on one of the skulls; the other skull had a gunshot hole in it.

According to preliminary data, the men were killed by Russian special forces, which during the occupation of the settlement were located at the recreation centre; there were  250-350 people posted there on periodic rotation.


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