Thursday, December 8, 2022

externalUN: 8,691 civilian casualties in Ukraine due to Russia's war

This item is part of our running news digest

by The Kyiv Independent news deskMay 27, 2022 6:52 am

According to the UN’s human rights agency, as of May 25, Russia’s war against Ukraine has killed at least 3,998 civilians and wounded at least 4,693 since Feb. 24. The agency believes the actual figures are considerably higher. Most of the recorded casualties were caused by explosive weapons with a wide impact area, including shelling from heavy artillery and multiple launch rocket systems, the agency wrote in its report.

externalGo to the source of this newsSEE OUR NEWS DIGEST
The Kyiv Independent news desk
The Kyiv Independent news desk

We are here to make sure our readers get quick, essential updates about the events in Ukraine.

Independent journalism
for an independent Ukraine
Independence is an expensive currency. Both Ukraine and its journalists are paying a high price to preserve its independence. Support Ukraine's trusted journalism in its darkest hour.