230,000 have fled homes in Ukraine crisis: UN

FRENCH PRESS AGENCY - AFP
GENEVA
Published 25.07.2014 13:23
Updated 25.07.2014 13:29
230,000 have fled homes in Ukraine crisis: UN

A total of 230,000 people have fled their homes in the face of Ukraine's spiralling conflict, the United Nations refugee agency said Friday.

UNHCR spokesman Dan McNorton told reporters that the number of people who have left the conflict zone for other Ukrainian regions was now close to 100,000, while some 130,000 had crossed the border into Russia.

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