The report, which covers the period from mid-May to mid-August, shows a 66% increase of the number of conflict-related civilian casualties in the east, compared to the previous reporting period, UN in Ukraine reported.

In total, the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine documented 188 civilian casualties in eastern Ukraine, including 28 dead and 160 injured, during the three months covered by the report.

Read alsoKlimkin: No status quo in Donbas, Russian troops must leaveBy September 15, 2016, OHCHR recorded 9,640 conflict-related deaths and 22,431 injuries among Ukrainian armed forces, civilians and members of the armed groups since the conflict began in mid-April 2014.