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Monday 22nd of March 1943

80 years ago

156 inhabitants including 75 children are burned alive or gunned down by the German Schutzmannschaft Battalion 118 in Khatyn, Minsk Oblast, Russia.

Earlier that day a German convoy was attacked by Soviet partisans near Koziri village just 6 km away from Khatyn, resulting in the deaths of four police officers of Schutzmannschaft Battalion 118.