CHECHNYA DEATH COUNT REVISED UPWARD
Publication: Monitor Volume: 2 Issue: 162
. Russian security chief Aleksandr Lebed told a press conference today that between 70,000 and 90,000 people have been killed in Chechnya since the war began, and that three times that many have been injured. (BBC World Service, September 3) The number of dead given by Lebed is far higher than previous official figures, although unofficial sources have used even larger numbers.
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