Russian army has killed over 8,000 civilians in Ukraine since February 2022 - UN
Since the beginning of the full-scale Russian invasion on February 24, 2022, the UN has recorded 21,965 civilian casualties in Ukraine, including 8,231 killed and 13,734 wounded
This is stated in the report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, BBC reports.
Among the wounded are 413 boys and 295 girls, as well as 271 children whose gender has not yet been determined. 3,664 men, 2,173 women, 260 boys and 203 girls were killed, the sex of 31 children and 1,900 adults has not yet been established.
The UN notes that the actual numbers are much higher, as information from some areas of intense fighting has been delayed and many reports have yet to be confirmed.
This is the case, for example, in Mariupol (Donetsk region), Lysychansk, Popasna and Sievierodonetsk (Luhansk region), where there are claimed to be numerous civilian casualties.