Russian Investigative Committee: Over 3,000 Killed civilians found in Mariupol

Moscow, SANA- Russia has found more than 3,000 killed civilians in Mariupol after taking control over the city, Russian Investigative Committee said.

Sputnik quoted the he press service of the committee as saying on Friday “In April alone, the bodies of 51 civilians were found at the positions abandoned by the Ukrainian troops, and after the complete liberation and examination of the city, their number amounted to over 3,000.”

The Russian investigators proposed the creation of a special DNA database of those killed, citing difficulties in identifying the victims.

In addition, the Russian Investigative Committee initiated a criminal case against Gen. Valery Zaluzhny, the commander-in-chief of the Ukrainian armed forces, and other military leaders accused of the war crimes in Mariupol.

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