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Ukrainian forces left bodies of Russian troops ‘for the dogs’ as war toll rises


Amid this, reports of disturbing visuals of Russian bodies strewn across a battlefield have emerged as Ukrainian troops say they are “fighting like lions”.

A BBC report also quoted a Ukrainian soldier as saying he was leaving Russian troops “for the dogs”.

Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry recently shared details of the losses Russia has suffered since the start of the invasion of Ukraine, noting that more than 12,000 Russian troops have been killed so far.

In addition, he said that 353 Russian tanks, including 1165 armored vehicles of various types, 57 planes, 83 helicopters, 125 artillery pieces and 58 MLRs, have been hit so far.

In addition, the destroyed facilities also include 60 tanks, 558 vehicles, 3 ships, 7 drones and 31 Russian anti-aircraft warfare systems.

Meanwhile, civilians have ended up becoming collateral damage of the invasion, as the UN human rights office says it has documented 549 dead and 957 injured so far. He said the toll and “general human suffering” was growing.

The World Health Organization said on Friday it had verified 29 attacks on health facilities, workers and ambulances during the hostilities, including a high-profile attack on a maternity hospital in southeast Mariupol on Wednesday.

In those, 12 people were killed and 34 injured, WHO spokeswoman Dr Margaret Harris said in an email.

Figures from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, which range from the start of the fighting on February 24 until midnight Wednesday, focus on civilians in general.

It uses a strict methodology and only counts confirmed victims. He acknowledges that his count is likely to underestimate the true balance sheet.

“Civilians are being killed and maimed in what appear to be indiscriminate attacks, with Russian forces using explosive weapons with a wide area of ​​effect in or near populated areas,” spokeswoman Liz Throssell said during a briefing. UN briefing.

“Civilian casualties are increasing every day, as is human suffering in general,” Throssell said.

Russian forces are currently encircling at least four major Ukrainian cities and armored vehicles have driven to northeast Kyiv, where suburbs such as Irpin and Bucha have suffered days of heavy shelling.

Ukrainian soldiers there described fierce fighting for control of the main road leading to the capital.

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