Human Rights Issues in Eurasia / Правовые Вопросы В Регионах Евразии

Northern Caucasus: 656 Victims For Period January to June, 2011

Posted by Info on 09/08/2011

During the first six months of 2011 at least 656 persons became victims of armed confrontation going on in Northern Caucasus. Among them there are 396 killed and 260 wounded. These are the totals of calculation based on public sources.

During this period 93 explosions and acts of terror took place in which 43 persons all in all, including four members of power ministries, 12 participants of armed underground and 27 peaceful residents were killed. 93 people were wounded, among them 36 members of power ministries, one supposed participant of armed underground and 56 peaceful residents.

Among the explosions there were seven cases of self-blasting as a result of which 14 people perished: one member of power ministries, 10 gunmen and three civilians. 29 persons got wounded, including one member of power ministries and 28 peaceful residents. Four of the seven cases of self-blasting took place during attempts of detention.

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