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Old 13-02-2016, 04:55 PM   #227
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French PM Manuel Valls and US Secretary of State John Kerry said civilians were dying in Russian air strikes.

Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev said there was "no evidence of our bombing civilians, even though everyone is accusing us of this".

One observers' group says at least 1,015 civilians have been killed in Russian air strikes..

World's largest arms exporters..

1 United States 10194
2 Russia 5971
3 China 1978
4 France 1200

World's largest arms importers..

1 Saudi Arabia 2629
2 India 1550
3 China 1357
4 Indonesia 1200

Civilian casualties occurs in a general sense, when civilians are killed or injured by non-civilians, mostly law enforcement officers, military personnel, or criminals such as terrorists and bank robbers...

The total number of military and civilian casualties in World War I was over 38 million: there were over 17 million deaths and 20 million wounded, ranking it among the deadliest conflicts in human history..

World War II was the deadliest military conflict in history in absolute terms of total dead.. Over 60 million people were killed, which was about 3% of the 1940 world population (est. 2.3 billion)...

Soviet–Afghan War - Soviet Forces:14,453 killed (total)+Mujahideen: 75,000–90,000 killed..

Gulf War 1 -The exact number of Iraqi combat casualties is unknown, but is believed to have been heavy. Some estimate that Iraq sustained between 20,000 and 35,000 fatalities.. A report commissioned by the U.S. Air Force, estimated 10,000–12,000 Iraqi combat deaths in the air campaign, and as many as 10,000 casualties in the ground war..This analysis is based on Iraqi prisoner of war reports..

Gulf War 2 - Estimates on the number of casualties during the invasion in Iraq vary widely. Estimates on civilian casualties are more variable than those for military personnel.. According to Iraq Body Count, a group that relies on press reports, NGO-based reports and official figures to measure civilian casualties, approximately 7,500 civilians were killed during the invasion phase..The Project on Defense Alternatives study estimated that 3,200–4,300 civilians died during the invasion..

Estimates of deaths in the Libyan Civil War vary with figures from 2,500 to 25,000 given between March 2 and October 2, 2011..

Estimates of deaths in the Syrian Civil War, per opposition activist groups, vary between 150,960 and 470,000..On 17 August 2015, the United Nations put out an estimate of 250,000 that had died in the war..

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