The cause of most civilian casualties UN calls the shelling and explosions of mines.
Since the beginning of the conflict in the Donbas (from 14 April 2014 to 14 may 2017) killed over two thousand civilians. These figures are published in the UN report.
According to the document, injured among civilians during this period received from 7 to 9 thousand people.
From March until may 14, 2017, the Office of the UN high Commissioner for human rights has confirmed 178 of victims among the civilian population in the Donbas – 35 dead and 143 wounded.
The cause of most civilian casualties UN calls the shelling and explosions of mines. Also considerable damage was caused to homes and vital infrastructure, particularly power, water, hospitals and schools.
Earlier, the OSCE special representative in the trilateral contact group on Ukraine Martin Sajdik said that during the year the number of dead civilians in the Donbass increased by 120%.
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