Minister of Health: The number of victims increased to 26 people
The number of victims at Maidan increased to 26 people, 10 of them — law enforcement officers, informed Acting Health Minister Raisa Bogatyreva during a press conference on February 19.
“With regard to the total number of people killed during these events, it is 26 people. Of these, 10 are the Interior Ministry staff, the rest are the members of the events going on in the center of Kiev,” said the head of the Ministry of Health.
Capital’s hospitals now treat 263 people injured in the riots, as well as 342 law enforcement officers.