Eastern Ukraine fighting kills 13 per day despite ceasefire: U.N.




 
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Topic: Eastern Ukraine fighting kills 13 per day despite ceasefire: U.N.


GENEVA (Reuters) - Fighting in Eastern Ukraine has killed an average of 13 people each day in the eight weeks since a Sept. 5 ceasefire agreement, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said in a statement on Thursday. At least 4,317 people have died and 9,921 have been wounded in the conflict in Eastern Ukraine between mid-April and Nov 18, the statement said. It cited Ukraine's State Emergency Service as saying the number of internally displaced people in Ukraine had increased from 275,489 as of Sept. 18 to 466,829 on Nov. 19. ...




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