11 July 2012, 15:00

Dagestan: 237 persons suffered from armed conflict in the second quarter of 2012

In April, May and June 2012, in the territory of Dagestan, at least 237 persons suffered from the armed conflict in Northern Caucasus; of whom 102 persons were killed and 135 more wounded. These are the results of calculations of the "Caucasian Knot", based on its own materials and information from open sources.

The second quarter of 2012 claimed lives of 33 power agents and 61 persons, involved, according to law enforcement bodies, in the armed underground. Besides, eight civilians were killed.

The list of those wounded includes 92 power agents, 41 civilians and two militants.

In June, Dagestan had 38 victims of the armed conflict: 28 persons were killed and 10 more wounded. In May, according to the latest data, there were 147 victims - 39 casualties and 108 wounded persons. In April - 52 victims: 35 persons were killed and 17 more wounded.

One should understand that the above statistics cannot reflect with absolute accuracy the number of victims in each of the identified categories of the survey. Not all the data gets into news reports. It is not always possible to verify the reliability of statements made by law enforcement bodies.

During the first quarter of 2012, according to calculations of the "Caucasian Knot", at least 116 persons fell victim to the armed confrontation of law enforcers and militants in Dagestan, including 83 casualties and at least 33 wounded persons.

In 2011, Dagestan was in the lead in Northern Caucasus by the count of war victims with at least 824 suffered persons, of whom 413 persons were killed and 411 more wounded In 2010, in the territory of the republic, the total number of victims of the armed conflict made 685 persons, of whom 378 were killed and 307 more wounded.

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