Of them 269 were killed.
“Since the beginning of aggression of the Russian Federation on the territory of Donetsk and Lugansk regions as a result of landmine and explosive remnants of war-affected civilians 833 (269 killed and 564 wounded), of which 125 children (27 killed and 98 wounded),” – said in response to the request.
The Department noted that in recent years the number of cases undermining the civilian population of landmines has increased in certain districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, temporarily not controlled by the government of Ukraine and in the grey area.
So, for the last three months has recorded 17 cases of exploding mines, of which only two on the government-controlled Ukrainian territory. In consequence of which eight people were killed and 13 were injured.
It is also reported that in 2018 in ORDA and in a gray area, there were 65 servicemen of explosions in the mines, due to which 25 soldiers were killed and 84 were injured.
From the gap mines in the Donbas since the beginning of 2019, 10 people were killed.
Earlier it was reported that Ukraine has become a world leader in the number of people killed by landmines. contamination of the territories mines of Ukraine is third.
The Ministry for the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons estimated that the costs of demining the entire Donbass can exceed $ 800 million.
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