The number of victims in the Donbass fell by half a year – UN

Число жертв на Донбассе упало вдвое за год - ООН

The UN noted a sharp reduction in deaths due to fighting in the Donbass

Last year recorded the lowest annual rate of civilian casualties for the entire period of the conflict.

In 2018 in the Donbas killed 55 civilians, 224 injured is twice less than the previous year. On Tuesday, March 12, said the UN Monitoring mission on human rights, reports Interfax-Ukraine.

“This is two times less than the number of victims among the civilian population in 2017 and the lowest annual rate for the entire period of the conflict,” the report said.

During the reporting period, which covers the time from November 16, 2018 February 15, 2019, was recorded the lowest number of civilian casualties for all periods. In particular, two people died and another 11 men and 3 women were wounded.

We will note, on March 8 in the Donbass has started “spring” a truce, which considerably decreased the intensity of the fighting.

Four days were only 7 attacks. For the last two days – one.


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