Russian forces have been accused of more war crimes as they have “tortured” innocent civilians in the Sumy region, north east of Ukraine.
Resdidents Trostianets, Sumy region which was captured by Russian troops were left dead in the streets and were found riddled with “gunshot wounds.”
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The Prosecutor General’s Office said on its Telegram channel on Friday said, “According to the investigation, servicemen of Russia’s armed forces, in violation of the requirements of the Geneva Convention for the Protection of Civilian Population, during the occupation of the city of Trostianets abducted and abused civilians.”
The prosecutor’s office said the city was liberated by Russian forces on 30 March and bodies were found with gunshot wounds.
“The dead were civilians, the disappearance of which was reported by relatives a few days before,” the report says.
On Thursday the Ukrainian Security Service (SSU) reported that more war crimes were committed as they intercepted radio audio, where they heard Russian soldiers bragging about “raping girls.”
The intercepted audio hear a man saying, “We have three tank guys here.
“They raped a girl.”
A woman’s voice interrupts, to ask “who did?”
“The three tankers,” the soldier says. “She was 16 years old.”