Over 13,000 deceased in Donbas since beginning of combat actions, - UN

Source : 112 Ukraine

About 30,000 were injured
14:44, 3 September 2020

Mariya Gorpynych, 76, lives alone in Opytne after her son, Victor, was killed when shelling hit their home. Chicks are delivered as part of a humanitarian aid service so elderly people can raise chickens for income. Paula Bronstein
The New York Times

In Donbas, from April 2014 until July 31, 2020, from 13,100 up to 13,300 people died, as Radio Liberty reported citing the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).

“The OHCHR estimates the total number of victims (the UN calls deceased and injured the victims) tied with the conflict in Ukraine (from April 2014 until July 31, 2020) in 42,000-44,000 people. 13,100-13,000 killed (at least 3,367 civilians, including 298 deceased at MH17 board on July 17, 2014; about 4,150 Ukrainian military) and 29,500-33,500 injured,” the message said.

Related: Fokin expressed his personal position on Donbas, Zelensky will now decide his fate, - Kravchuk

According to the UN, during the whole period of the conflict, the victims among civilians make about 25-26% of the total amount of deaths tied with the conflict. The same statistics are for injuries.

In 2019-2020, up to 40% of deaths of the military in the conflict zone were tied with the disease, murders, suicides, road accidents, and other reasons not tied with the combat actions.

Related: Trilateral Contact Group agreed on four new areas of disengagement of forces in Donbas

On July 22, a regular meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group took place in the format of a videoconference, which resulted in the agreements on a complete ceasefire on the contact line.

On July 27, a complete and comprehensive ceasefire began to operate in Donbas. However, the militants continue to attack Ukrainian positions from time to time.


Система Orphus

If you find an error, highlight the desired text and press Ctrl + Enter, to tell about it

see more