UN report: 3,660 killed, 8,756 injured in east Ukrainian conflict

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) has said that the conflict in eastern Ukraine claimed the lives of 3,660 people and left 8,756 injured between mid-April and October 6.

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) has said that the conflict in eastern Ukraine claimed the lives of 3,660 people and left 8,756 injured between mid-April and October 6.

At least 3,660 people have been killed and 8,756 injured in eastern Ukraine from the middle of April through October 6, the UN said in a press release after the publication of a further report by the UNHCR on Ukraine.

This conflict continues to lead to civilian deaths and injuries and the violation of their basic rights, the document said.

Since the ceasefire began, at least 331 deaths were registered in the period from September 6 through October 6; however, some of these people may have been killed before the announcement of the ceasefire, but the relevant data was recorded later, the press release said.

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