Forensic analysts will study the remains for their “genetic identities”.
The search was carried out under the Hrubieszów District Attorney and later the Commission for the Prosecution of Crimes against the Polish Nation office in Lublin.
The UPA was formed in 1942 in a bid to form an independent and mono-ethnic Ukrainian state.
Towards this goal, UPA insurgents fought the Soviets, Germans and Poles alike.
There are, however, instances of the UPA collaborating with Nazi Germany.