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248 human fetuses found in Russian forest

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July 24, 2012, 12:38 p.m. | Russia and former Soviet Union — by Associated Press

Villagers in Russia's south Urals have stumbled upon a gruesome discovery — four barrels containing 248 human fetuses left in a forest.
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MOSCOW — Villagers in Russia's south Urals have stumbled upon a gruesome discovery — four barrels containing 248 human fetuses left in a forest.

Police in the Sverdlovsk region said Tuesday, July 24, the fetuses, preserved in formaldehyde, were kept in barrels with tags containing surnames and numbers.

Police suspects that one of the four local hospitals is responsible for dumping the barrels.

The fetuses were found a few miles away from a highway linking the region's capital, Yekaterinburg, with another big city, Nizhny Tagil.

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Mykhayl July 25, 2012, 9:33 a.m.    


"DO NOT MURDER", GOD

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Irving Freely July 26, 2012, 12:16 p.m.    

Seeing as they came from hospitals, they were likely all stillborns. If anyone murdered them, it was God.

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