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externalProsecutor General’s Office: Russian forces use hostages as human shields in Chernihiv Oblast.

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May 23, 2022 3:27 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk

From March 3 to 31, 350 residents were kept in a 197-square-meter school basement in Yahidne, where Russian troops had set up headquarters. Among the hostages were elderly people, as well as 77 children and five infants. Due to a lack of sufficient space, sanitation, fresh air, food, and water, 10 elderly people died.

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