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GENEVA, March 3. /TASS/. More than 9,000 people have been killed and more than 21,000 injured in Donbass since the beginning of the conflict in mid-April 2014, according to the UN Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine from 16 November 2015 to 15 February 2016 published in Geneva on Thursday.
According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), "In total, from the beginning of the conflict in mid-April 2014 to 15 February 2016, OHCHR recorded 30,211 casualties in eastern Ukraine, among civilians, Ukrainian armed forces, and members of armed groups - including 9,167 people killed and 21,044 injured."
"The conflict continued to cause civilian casualties. Between 16 November 2015 and 15 February 2016, OHCHR recorded 78 conflict-related civilian casualties in eastern Ukraine: 21 killed (13 men and eight women), and 57 injured (41 men, eight women, six boys and two girls) - compared with 178 civilian casualties recorded (47 killed and 131 injured) during the previous reporting period of 16 August - 15 November 2015. Overall, the average monthly number of civilian casualties during the reporting period was among the lowest since the beginning of the conflict," the report said.