Ten torture rooms have already been found in the de-occupied territory of the Kharkiv region.
Source: “Interfax-Ukraine”, which quotes the head of the National Police of Ukraine Igor Klimenko
Klymenko’s direct speech: “Today I can talk about the presence of at least ten torture rooms on the territory of settlements (Kharkiv region). Two torture rooms are in Balakleya”.
Details: One of the torture rooms was in the territory of Balakleya police department.
He also reported that over the past week Ukrainian law enforcers opened 204 criminal proceedings related to war crimes committed by the occupants.
Background: On September 15, the head of the Kharkiv Oblast police investigation department, Serhiy Bolvinov, reported that a mass grave of over 440 bodies had been discovered in the sacked Izyum of the Kharkiv Oblast.
President Vladimir Zelensky said that the Russians during the occupation of Izyum and Balakleya in Kharkiv region behaved similarly to those in Kyiv region: torturing residents, destroying kindergartens and schools, and other infrastructure.