GENEVA, February 16. /TASS/. At least 5,617 people, including 63 children, were killed and 13,400, including 159 children, were wounded in eastern Ukraine in a period from mid-August 2014, when the armed conflict broke out, till February 12, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Monday.
According to the OCHA’s survey of the situation in Ukraine in a period from February 7 to February 13, as many as 1,007,917 people were registered as internally displaced persons as of February 9. Some 5.2 million people suffered from the deteriorated humanitarian situation.