Photo: Reuters the UN recorded 24 thousand serious crimes against children
The greatest number of dead and wounded children in Afghanistan, Palestine, Syria and Yemen.
During 2018 12 thousand children were killed and wounded in armed conflicts around the world. This is stated in the annual report on children and armed conflict, said on Tuesday, July 30, DW.
Most minors were injured in Afghanistan, Palestine, Syria and Yemen.
In General, the UN recorded 24 thousand serious crimes against children, including their use as soldiers, sexual violence, abduction.
As noted in the report, the number of crimes committed by non-governmental armed groups remains unchanged, at the same time, the growth of the violations committed by the authorities and government forces.
The recent cases of crimes against children recorded literally the day before. As a result of artillery attacks in Northern Yemen from Saudi Arabia on 30 July killed 13 civilians, including two children. Wounded 26 people, among them 12 minors.
We will remind, several days earlier, the UN presented a plan to end the conflict in Libya.
Earlier it was reported that nearly five thousand people went missing in Donbas since the beginning of the conflict.
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