Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, the troops of the Russian Federation have killed 361 children in Ukraine, 702 children have been injured of varying degrees of severity.
According to Ukrinform, the Office of the Prosecutor General announced this in Telegram.
“As of the morning of August 6, 2022, more than 1,063 children suffered in Ukraine as a result of the full-scale armed aggression of the Russian Federation. According to official information from juvenile prosecutors, 361 children died and more than 702 were injured of varying severity,” the report says.
It is noted that these figures are not final, since work is underway to establish them in places of active hostilities, in temporarily captured and liberated territories.
Most of the children suffered in the Donetsk region – 371, Kharkov – 197, Kyiv – 116, Chernihiv – 68, Lugansk – 61, Mykolaiv – 58, Kherson – 55, Zaporozhye – 40.
In particular, on August 5, as a result of enemy shelling of the city of Nikolaev, a 13-year-old guy was injured. On July 28, due to shelling by Russians in the village of Chernobaevka, Kherson region, a young boy was wounded.
On March 22, in the Kharkiv region, as a result of shelling by Russian troops of the city of Izyum, a six-year-old boy was mortally wounded; on June 21, a 12-year-old boy was killed due to shelling of the village of Malye Prohody by the enemy.
By bombing and shelling, the armed forces of the Russian Federation damaged 2211 educational institutions, 230 of them were completely destroyed.
As Ukrinform reported, on August 1, the state portal for searching for children “Children of War” was launched in Ukraine.