Withdrawing Russian troops left streets of Kyiv suburb strewn with civilian corpses

Destroyed Russian tank in village near Kyiv
(Image credit: Maxym Marusenko/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Ukrainian troops re-occupying the Kyiv suburbs after Russian forces pulled back over the weekend found the streets strewn with the bodies of civilians, 280 of whom were buried in a mass grave in the commuter town of Bucha.

One photo circulating online shows the body of a man with his hands bound and an open Ukrainian passport on the ground beside him. A BBC correspondent confirmed that some of the dead men found in the street did have their hands tied behind their backs.

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