Attention urged towards humanitarian impact of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
United Nations, Oct 29 A UN spokesman has called for attention to the humanitarian impact of the Nagorno-Karabakh ...
United Nations, Oct 29 A UN spokesman has called for attention to the humanitarian impact of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, amid the ongoing military tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed territory.
Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, said at a briefing on Wednesday that according to the Unicef "more than 130,000 people have been displaced, 76 schools and kindergartens damaged, and one maternity hospital shelled during the one month of fighting", reports Xinhua news agency
"Countless children are being scarred by the psychological impact of daily exposure to rocket and missile attacks in civilian areas," Dujarric said citing the Unicef data.