Kiev: 500 days of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have been completed.
Al Jazeera As the war in Ukraine entered its 500th day yesterday, July 8, the United Nations strongly condemned the appalling civilian casualties.
The United Nations has said that more than 9,000 civilians, including 500 children, have been killed since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022. The United Nations strongly condemned the loss of so many civilian lives in five hundred days.
The United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU) said in a statement on Friday that the civilian toll of the war was “horrendous,” with the actual death toll likely to exceed 9,000. Is.
UN deplored the horrendous civilian cost of war in Ukraine, as the country marked 500 days since the beginning of Russia’s large-scale invasion.
More than 9,000 civilians, including over 500 children, killed since 24 Feb 2022 attack, but the real number could be much higher.
— UNHumanRightsUkraine (@UNHumanRightsUA) July 7, 2023
The mission said that the number of casualties in Ukraine this year was on average lower than in 2022, but the number started to rise again in May and June.
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According to the United Nations Monitoring Mission in Ukraine, when Russian-backed separatists seized Crimea and other regions in eastern Ukraine, more than three times more civilians were killed in the 500 days than in the previous eight years of war. have gone