Killing field found in Marijampole

  • 1999-11-18
  • By Rokas M. Tracevskis
MARIJAMPOLE - A grave site of Soviet terror victims has been found in the town of Marijampole in south-western Lithuania. Six skeletons have already been found. There are suspicions that hundreds of tortured and massacred people were buried there at the end of the 1940s.In October Vilnius University archaeologists found six skeletons in the yard of former Soviet NKVD (predecessor of KGB) headquarters in Marijampole."There were many people imprisoned, tortured and killed in this two-floor building. They were kept in the wet basements of this house. They left inscriptions on the walls of the ...
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