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By The Associated Press

A Ukrainian official says the bodies of 530 people have been discovered in recaptured areas of Kharkiv region since Sept. 7. Ukraine’s First Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Yevhen Yenin said Friday the bodies included those 225 women, 257 men and 19 children, while 29 bodies haven’t been identified. Some 447 of the bodies were found in the mass grave in Izium. Yenin said forensics experts have found evidence of “violent death in a considerable number of bodies” including signs of torture. According to Yenin some bodies “had a rope around their neck, hands tied behind their back, bullet wounds to their knees, and broken ribs.”

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