Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine Alexander Hug said this at a briefing on Thursday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
"According to UN data, about 9,500 people have been killed since the conflict [in eastern Ukraine] began. 22,000 people have been wounded," Hug said.
He said there was a general decline in the level of violence in the conflict zone, but noted that it continued to lead to tragic consequences.
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