Tuesday, September 16, 2008

In Georgia death toll, more than half are civilians

Civil Georgia notes that

The officially registered number of Georgian citizens killed during active hostilities is 370, as of September 15, according to information posted on the Georgian Defense Ministry’s website.

The civilian death toll is 188; 168 Defense Ministry personnel are listed as dead and 14 from the Interior Ministry.

According to the Ministry of Healthcare and Social Welfare, the number of civilians killed in the war may change after the Georgian side gains access to and inspects the areas currently occupied by Russian troops.
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