More than 900 civilians' bodies found in Kyiv region, police chief says
Driving the news: "Consequently, we understand that under the [Russian] occupation, people were simply executed in the streets," Andriy Nebytov, the head of Kyiv’s regional police force, said during a briefing on Friday.
- Nebytov, who said that the dead bodies were largely abandoned on the street or given temporary burials, added that more bodies are being discovered daily.
- Nebytov cited police data indicating that 95% of individuals died from gunshot wounds.
- "The most victims were found in Bucha, where there are more than 350 corpses," Nebytov said.
- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited Bucha earlier this month.
- "We want you to show the world what happened here," Zelensky said. "What the Russian military did. What the Russian Federation did in peaceful Ukraine. It was important for you to see that these were civilians."
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