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Police: Bodies of 5 civilians who tried to flee Russian occupation found in Kharkiv Oblast

by The Kyiv Independent news deskOctober 2, 2022 7:03 pm

Serhiy Bolvinov, head of the Kharkiv Oblast police investigation department, said that the people were trying to escape the then-occupied city of Kupiansk in May when they hit a Russian landmine in the nearby village of Vasylenkove.

Among the killed were four men, aged 18, 19, 20, and 41, as well as a 50-year-old woman.

Their bodies were discovered on Oct. 2 following the liberation of the area from Russian forces.

The Kyiv Independent news desk
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