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. Ukrainian authorities said two additional burial sites were also found in the recently recaptured Ukrainian city of Lyman and one of them is a mass grave.