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About 9300 civilians killed since the beginning of the war in Ukraine

Jul 18, 2023

According to confirmed data, about 9,300 civilians have been killed and more than 16,300 injured since the beginning of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine.


This was stated at a meeting of the UN Security Council by UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, (since the beginning of the Russian invasion - ed.) 9,287 civilians have been killed and 16,384 wounded, most of them by Russian troops," said DiCarlo.

According to her, this number includes 537 killed and 1117 wounded children.

"These are only confirmed figures. The true number of victims is likely to be much higher," the diplomat said.

DiCarlo added that last year Ukraine "became the country with the highest number of children killed and injured."

"It was also the country with the highest number of attacks on schools and hospitals," she said.

Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 18/07/2023

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