More than 360 civilians have been killed in Ukraine since Russia’s invasion began last month, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said in a statement Sunday.
So far, 1,123 civilians have been wounded, including 364 killed and 759 injured, OHCHR said, while acknowledging that the real figures are likely “considerably higher.”
CNN cannot independently verify the casualty numbers.
The data was collected between 4 am Ukraine time on Feb. 24, when the Russian Federation’s armed attack against Ukraine started, to midnight local time on March 5, the statement said.
The total killed includes 74 men, 42 women, 8 boys, and 4 girls, as well as 13 children and 223 adults whose gender is not known. The total injured includes 67 men, 48 women, 11 girls, and 2 boys, as well as 28 children and 603 adults, per OHCHR.
503 of the consequences were in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, and 374 consequence in government-controlled territory, according to OHCHR.
Most of the civilian consequences recorded were caused by the use of “explosive weapons with a wide impact area,” the statement said, including shelling from heavy artillery and multi-launch missile systems, and missile and air strikes.
The OHCHR added it believes the “real figures are significantly higher” especially in government-controlled territory in recent days from where data regarding responsibility has been delayed.
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