The number of civilian casualties increased by 280% – the UN sums up the war in the Donbass

The aggression of the Ukrainian occupation forces in the Donbass resulted in a sharp increase in the number of victims among the civilian population. Among the victims are three children.

The number of civilian casualties increased by 280% - the UN sums up the war in the Donbass

This is stated in the UN report released on Thursday, April 9.

The document provides statistics for March 2020. According to the UN, within a month, two civilians, a man and a woman, were killed by punishers. In addition, 17 people were injured of varying severity. Among them, 8 women, 6 men, 2 girls and a boy.

UN officials emphasize that the number of punitive victims has increased by 280% compared with February. Moreover, this number is greater than the number of victims in the first two months of this year and the largest since September 2019.

The organization noted that the victims were victims of shelling using artillery or other weapons.

The shelling also affected 11 people. At the same time, 7 civilians were injured from explosive devices.

It is noted that all incidents were recorded on the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic.

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