5,327 civilians have died in Ukraine since the beginning of the large-scale war, – UN

At least 5,327 civilians were killed in Ukraine, and another 7,257 were injured from February 24 to July 31 according to UN data.

Source: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

“A total of 5,327 killed (2,056 men, 1,400 women, 146 girls, and 165 boys, as well as 41 children and 1,519 adults whose sex is yet unknown). A total of 7,257 injured (1,446 men, 1,048 women, 155 girls, and 221 boys, as well as 195 children and 4,192 adults whose sex is yet unknown.”

The largest number of victims were in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions (2897 killed and 2905 injured in the territory under the control of government forces, as well as 251 dead and 992 injured in the territories under the control of the Russian army.

The majority of recorded civilian casualties were caused by the use of wide-area explosive weapons, including heavy artillery, rocket launchers, and airstrikes.

In addition, according to the UN, almost 16 million Ukrainians currently need various types of humanitarian aid – from water to shelter.

See also: At least 10 regions of Ukraine are under daily shelling, – UN

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