A fifth had been buried by their mother in the backyard
The bodies of five children were exhumed in Lyman, the city liberated on 2 October by the Ukrainian armed forces from the presence of the Russians in the eastern Donetsk region of Ukraine. This was reported by the Ukrainian police explaining that the bodies of four children have been recovered in a mass grave and a fifth had been buried by their mother in the backyard. Investigators found four children in a mass grave at the cemetery. A mother buried a baby in her yard. It was preliminarily established that all died from shrapnel injuries as a result of Russian bombing, “Ukrainian national police said on Telegram.
Police officers exhumed girls born in 2021, 2019 and 2008 and boys born in 2011 and 2012 from spontaneous graves. The two youngest girls were sisters, “the note reads. The children will be buried again after the forensic examination, police added.