Nearly 10,000 people killed, 20,000 injured in Ukraine conflict

ASSOCIATED PRESS
UNITED NATIONS
Published 29.04.2016 21:20
Updated 29.04.2016 21:21

Nearly 10,000 people have been killed and more than 20,000 injured since the Ukraine conflict began in April 2014, a top U.N. official said Thursday.

Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs Taye-Brook Zerihoun told the Security Council that the total number of casualties now stands at 30,729 including 9,333 people killed and 21,396 injured.

He said the latest incident occurred on April 27 when shelling killed at least four civilians and injured at least eight people in Olenivka near the city of Donetsk.

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