In Chechnya the corpses of recently kidnapped Chechens have been found
Chechnya, Grozny. (SNO Press Center). On the day of April 9 on the outskirts of Serzhen-Yurt in the Shalinsky region local residents discovered the corpses of 9 men, bearing the marks of gun wounds. 8 of the 9 men have been identified.
They were residents of Duba-Yurt in the Shalinsky region. The were taken by Russian security forces during a mopping up operation in the village which occurred on March 27 of this year. The identity of the 9th man has yet to be ascertained.
According to witnesses, the bodies bore the marks of torture. They had all been shot in the head.
Translated by Rebecca Gould