UN's Ukraine death count now above 2,000, but real toll much higher as refugees near 5M

Baku, April 21, AZERTAC

The UN said Monday that the civilian death toll in Ukraine since the beginning of the Russia-Ukraine war reached 2,072, but is estimated to be much higher, while the number of people that have fled the country neared 5 million, according to Anadolu Agency.

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said that since Feb. 24, it had recorded 4,890 civilian casualties in Ukraine, including 2,072 killed and 2,818 injured.

Meanwhile, the UN refugee agency said 4,934,415 people have fled Ukraine and that over 7 million more are internally displaced since the start of the war.

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