The remains of more than 300 Jews executed by the Nazis during World War II have been discovered in Brest, Barys Bruk, chairman of the city Jewish association, told BelaPAN.The Jews were shot in 1942 on the outskirts of the village of Hyarshony, which is currently part of Brest, Mr. Bruk said. According to him, old local residents told him about the execution last year. “I submitted an excavation request to the Brest City Executive Committee and attached their written reports, which said where the execution had taken place,” Mr. Bruk said.The 52nd Special Search Battalion of the Belarusian defense ministry began working there in late August. As a result, the remains of more than 300 people were found and the boundaries of the burial site were determined.