The Monday announcement by the UNHCHR says at least 15,962 people were wounded in the conflict area over a one-year period, while the actual numbers may be even higher, Ukraine Today reports.

Last Sunday, another three Ukrainian government troops were killed during a militant attack on Ukrainian positions carried out in violation of the Minsk ceasefire agreement signed in February.

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