The screaming skeletons of dozens of soldiers who were killed during a battle 150 years ago have been discovered in a mass grave in eastern Poland.

The screaming skeletons of dozens of Russian soldiers who were killed during a battle 150 years ago have been discovered in a mass grave in eastern Poland.The screaming skeletons of dozens of soldiers who were killed during a battle 150 years ago have been discovered in a mass grave in eastern Poland. - NY DAILY

The remains were unearthed by archaeologists on the site of the Battle of Zyrzyn, off the S17 Lublin-Warsaw expressway in Zerdz, eastern Poland.The screaming skeletons of dozens of soldiers who were killed during a battle 150 years ago have been discovered in a mass grave in eastern Poland. - NY DAILY

The Russian soldiers had been transporting cargo worth 200,000 roubles (£2,500) when they were killed by Polish forces in 1863. The screaming skeletons of dozens of soldiers who were killed during a battle 150 years ago have been discovered in a mass grave in eastern Poland. - NY DAILY

Photographs show the skeleton’s mouths wide open as they lie alongside one another at the site of the battlefield.

Archaeologists believe that about eighty soldiers, presumed to be Russian, were buried in the mass grave.

Nearly 200 Russian soldiers were killed during the battle, with 282 captured as prisoners of war. Around 90 of the 500 soldiers managed to escape when they encountered Polish troops. The screaming skeletons of dozens of soldiers who were killed during a battle 150 years ago have been discovered in a mass grave in eastern Poland. - NY DAILY

The screaming skeletons of dozens of Russian soldiers who were killed during a battle 150 years ago have been discovered in a mass grave in eastern Poland

Pictured are the skulls of two skeletons found by archaeologists. The remains were unearthed on the site of the Battle of Zyrzyn, off the S17 Lublin-Warsaw expressway in Zerdz, eastern Poland

Archaeologists are seen working on the excavation site. Experts believe about eighty soldiers were buried in the mass grave
Pictured are the remains of four soldiers lying together in the mass grave. The Russian soldiers had been transporting a cargo worth 200,000 roubles (£2,500) when they were killed by Polish forces in 1863
Photographs from the excavation site show the mouths of the skeletons wide open. Nearly 200 Russian soldiers were killed during the battle
The skeletons can be seen lying in close proximity to one another. Those buried in the mass grave are presumed to be Russian
Archaeologists are seen examining the remains of half a dozen soldiers, who were discovered lying side by side
Nearly 200 Russian soldiers were killed during the battle, with 282 captured as prisoners of war. Around 90 of the 500 soldiers managed to escape when they encountered Polish troops