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U.N. to Investigate Mass Graves in Territory Reclaimed from Russia by Ukraine

HeadlineSep 16, 2022

The United Nations Human Rights Office says it will send monitors to Izium, after hundreds of bodies were reportedly discovered in mass graves by Ukrainian forces who retook the city from Russia earlier this month. Ukraine’s Defense Ministry said the largest of the mass burial sites contained 440 unmarked graves, and said most of the victims are civilians.

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