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UN: Over 6,000 civilians killed by Russia's war against Ukraine

by The Kyiv Independent news deskOctober 22, 2022 3:33 am

The UN's human rights agency has recorded 15,956 civilian casualties since the start of Russia's full-scale invasion on Feb. 24. According to the agency, 6,322 civilians have been killed, including 397 children, and 9,634 have been injured. 

Rosemary DiCarlo, the under-secretary-general for political and peacebuilding affairs said at a UN Security Council meeting on Oct. 21 that "the actual figures are likely considerably higher."

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