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At least 10,200 civilians killed in Ukraine war – UN

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January 12, 2024

More than 10,200 civilians have been killed in Ukraine since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale invasion, according to a Jan. 10 report by the Director of Operations and Advocacy at the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Edem Wosornu. These casualty figures include only cases that have been verified by UN officials.

“This brings the confirmed number of civilians killed since February 2022 to more than 10,200,” the report reads.

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The document adds that 575 children were among the dead, while the number of injured exceeded 19,300 people.

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The OCHA reiterated that this approach by Russia to prosecuting the war violates international law.

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“International humanitarian law explicitly prohibits directing attacks against civilians and civilian objects as well as indiscriminate attacks,” the UN said.

“This includes humanitarian personnel and assets. In addition, constant care must be taken, throughout military operations, to spare civilians and civilian objects.”

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