"On Nov 2, 1945, eight km from the center of Veirora Parish, a group of armed bandits, comprising six persons, stopped two trucks belonging to the Voru Consumers' Cooperative and the 22nd Rifle Division.
The bandits, seizing the trucks by force, drove them to the...building. Entering..., they killed the Baltic fleet's...sergeant major and woulded...Lieutenant Lyadin, three People's Defence soldiers, one peasant, and a local Komsomol leader from Valgamaa County. One of the bandits wore the uniform of a police lieutenant...the rest were in civilian clothes or mixed uniforms." War in the Woods