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Ukraine recovers 62 bodies of soldiers, including those killed in bombed prison

Soldado da Guarda Nacional da Ucrânia caminha sobre os escombros da ponte danificada perto das Montanhas Sagradas, na cidade de Svyatohirsk, na região de Donetsk, Ucrânia, 01 de outubro de 2022.
Soldier of the National Guard of Ukraine walks over the rubble of the damaged bridge near the Holy Mountains in the city of Svyatohirsk, in the Donetsk region, Ukraine, 01 October

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8014749136001Ukraine announced this Tuesday (

) that you recovered 62 bodies of its dead soldiers, including those who died in July in the bombing of Olenivka prison, in occupied territory in the east of the country.

The ministry in charge of the reintegration of the territories occupied by Russia announced that some of the bodies were in this Olenivka prison, in the occupied part of the Donetsk region, in Ukraine, where dozens of prisoners were killed in an attack for which Kiev and Moscow accuse each other.

“Sixty-two fallen heroes have returned home,” declared the Ukrainian government’s ministry. President Volodymyr Zelensky classified as a “war crime” what, according to him, was a Russian bombing of the premises.8014749136001

Russia said the Ukrainian prisoners held at the facility included members of the Azov battalion, which was defending the Azovstal factory in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol.

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