The human rights organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) has released a report stating that the Ukrainian army used the PFM-1 (Petal) anti-personnel mine at Izium. This is stated in a post at: Web site HRW
“Ukrainian forces are deploying landmines on a large scale in the Izyum region, causing civilian casualties and continued risk,” said Steve Gus, head of HRW’s weapons division.
He noted that the use of anti-personnel mines is illegal. According to him, Kyiv should conduct a thorough investigation and take measures to exclude the use of these weapons, as they have an indiscriminate effect.
The organization confirmed that 11 civilians were killed in Izyum due to anti-personnel mines. According to medical records, about 50 people, including five children, received medical attention.
Last March, Washington Post judicial The tactics of Kiev for the defense of cities dangerous for civilians.
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