UN: More than 4,000 civilians killed in Ukraine

More than 4,000 civilians have been killed in Ukraine since the start of the Russian invasion on February 24, the United Nations human rights office said in a statement on Friday, although the true number is likely to be much higher.

According to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, 4,031 people were killed in total, including about 200 children.

Most of them were killed with explosive weapons of wide impact such as heavy artillery shelling or air raids.

The Commission publishes dozens of observers in Ukraine.

The Commission did not hold any party responsible for the deaths.

Moscow denies targeting civilians in Ukraine.

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