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U.N. reports hundreds more deaths during eastern Ukraine cease-fire
U.N. reports hundreds more deaths during eastern Ukraine cease-fire

At least 331 people have been killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine since a Sept. 5 cease-fire was supposed to quell the armed conflict, the United Nations said Wednesday. The U.N. human rights office said 3,660 deaths had been confirmed in the violence-plagued regions of Donetsk and Luhansk since April, when Ukrainian government forces began moving against pro-Russia separatists who had seized and occupied a dozen towns and cities a month earlier. An accompanying 37-page report from the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva also estimated that 4,500 homes had been destroyed in the fighting and that 25,000 people fleeing artillery fire were forced to seek shelter in basements...

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