UN says 3,660 killed in Ukraine violence since April

At least 3,660 people were killed and 8,756 wounded in violence in Eastern Ukraine between mid-April and Oct 6, the UN Human Rights Office said on Wednesday, publishing a monthly report by UN monitors in the country.

Reuters| Updated: Oct 08, 2014, 16:10 PM IST

Geneva: At least 3,660 people were killed and 8,756 wounded in violence in Eastern Ukraine between mid-April and Oct 6, the UN Human Rights Office said on Wednesday, publishing a monthly report by UN monitors in the country.

At least 331 fatalities were recorded after a ceasefire on Sept 5, the U.N. Human Rights Office said, although some of those deaths may have occurred earlier and been recorded only after that date.