Ukraine Accuses Russia of Massacre, City Strewn with Bodies

As images of the bodies emerged from Bucha, a slew of European leaders condemned the atrocities.

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Dogs look for food near the corpse of a Russian soldier in Bucha, Ukraine, Sunday, April 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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BUCHA, Ukraine (AP) — Bodies with bound hands, close-range gunshot wounds and signs of torture lay scattered in a city on the outskirts of Kyiv after Russian soldiers withdrew from the area. Ukrainian authorities on Sunday accused the departing forces of committing war crimes and leaving behind a “scene from a horror movie.” As images of the bodies — of people whom residents said were killed indiscriminately — began to emerge from Bucha, a slew…

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