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Graves of more than 50 civilians have been found in the small Ukrainian town of Liman, which was recently liberated by Ukrainian forces, Ukrainian media reported, quoted by BTA.

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"The Russians dug trenches and forced people they suspected of helping the Ukrainian military to collect the bodies of the dead for reburial," Ukrainian TV channel Hromadske reported, airing photos of the grave site.

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The media reported that some of the victims died in shelling of the city. 

Liman was captured by Russian troops in May after heavy fighting, and in early October it was recaptured by Kyiv forces, also after fierce fighting.

Not all the names of the dead are known.

Some graves are marked with numbers only.

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