From bombings in the area ATO killed 2558 civil

От подрывов в зоне АТО погибли 2558 гражданских

From 14 April 2014 until 15 August 2017 killed at least 2558 civilians, among them – 2416 adults and 242 children, said the state service for emergency situations.

With the outbreak of hostilities in the Donbass as a result of explosions of explosive devices killed at least 2558 civilians. On Monday, April 2, the press service of the defense Ministry.

Noted that since the beginning of hostilities was just tested about 26 thousand hectares of territory and destroyed more than 340 thousand explosive objects.

According to rescuers, today Ukraine is one of the most contaminated by mines and explosive remnants of war States in the world.

In particular, it is noted that the most difficult situation in the East of Ukraine, where the explosives cause the death and injury of people.

“According to information received from the office of the UN high Commissioner for human rights for the period of the conflict, from 14 April 2014 until 15 August 2017 killed at least 2558 civilians, among them – 2416 adults and 242 children”, – said head of environmental safety management and mine action Maxim Komissarov.

According to him, critical infrastructure, because access to damaged objects at times is impossible due to contamination of the shells which did not explode, and improvised explosive devices. Only in 2017 and the first quarter of 2018 sappers APU, DSNs and State special services of transport has responded to more than 1100 applications.

Earlier, UNICEF had said that the occupied Donbas is one of the most mine-contaminated region in the world that threatens to 220 thousand children.

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