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The Russians killed 48 civilians in Ukraine in August

Aug 16, 2023

The United Nations reported that between August 1 and 13, 48 civilians were killed and 210 others were injured as a result of Russian aggression in Ukraine.


According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the 48 dead include 23 men, 21 women, two children - a boy and a girl, and two adults whose gender has not yet been established.

Of the 210 injured, 97 were men, 57 women, six boys and one girl. There are also two children and 47 adults whose gender is not yet known.

The most common cause of civilian casualties was long-range explosive weapons, mines, and explosive ordnance.

In total, since the beginning of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the UN has been able to confirm 9,444 deaths and 16,940 injuries. Of these, 7,339 were killed and 13,969 wounded in the government-controlled territory.

Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 16/08/2023

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