Two young children have been rescued from squalid conditions where they were allegedly fed dog meat and lived among garbage and cockroaches.
The girl, 4, and her brother, 2, were rescued from the dismal squalor in Kharkiv, in northeast Ukraine, the Sun reports.
Volunteer Yevgeny Zub uploaded video of the children being removed from the home on his Instagram channel.
“There is a clear threat to the life and health of children at this address,” he wrote.
Garbage can be seen strewn across the floor including clothes, sheets and discarded plastic bottles.
Cockroaches are also seen in corners of the ceiling and crawling along the walls.
He claims the children ate dog meat and the home was filled with so much garbage police struggled to open the front door.
It’s also alleged the mum caught stray dogs and fed them to the kids.
Mr Zub said police were tipped off about the alleged child abuse by neighbours.
The boy was reusing his old nappies, the Sun reported.
The mum reportedly had five children with three taken out of her custody.
She is now facing five years in prison.
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