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More than 1,200 bodies found in Kyiv region, says Ukrainian prosecutor

Policemen and city workers carry six partially burnt bodies into body bags as reporters attend in the town of Bucha on April 5, 2022, as Ukrainian officials say over 400 civilian bodies have been recovered from the wider Kyiv region, many of which were buried in mass graves (Genya SAVILOV / AFP)
Policemen and city workers carry six partially burnt bodies into body bags as reporters attend in the town of Bucha on April 5, 2022, as Ukrainian officials say over 400 civilian bodies have been recovered from the wider Kyiv region, many of which were buried in mass graves (Genya SAVILOV / AFP)

Ukraine’s prosecutor general Iryna Venediktova says 1,222 bodies have been found in the region around the capital Kyiv so far.

“We have actually now, only for this morning, 1,222 dead people only in Kyiv region,” Venediktova says in an interview with Britain’s Sky News.

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