Russians have already killed 85 children in Ukraine

Russians have already killed 85 children in Ukraine

As a result of the Russian armed aggression against Ukraine, 85 children have already been killed and almost 100 more have been wounded.

"As a result of the armed aggression of the Russian Federation, as of the morning of March 13, 85 children were killed and almost 100 more were wounded in Ukraine. The most victims are in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Donetsk, Sumy, Kherson, Mykolaiv, and Zhytomyr regions," the Prosecutor General’s Office posted on Telegram.

It is noted that on March 11, a civilian car came under occupiers’ fire during an attempt to evacuate. As a result of the shelling, a child died – a young player of the Athlete football team of children's and youth sports school. Also, in the evening on March 11, near the village of Husarivka, Izium district, Kharkiv region, the occupiers shot a car at a checkpoint, killing a woman and a child. On March 12, a family with a three-year-old child were shot dead in their car on a highway in the village of Husarivka, Balakleya district, Kharkiv region.

The enemy bombing and shelling have already damaged 369 educational institutions, 57 of which were completely destroyed. The largest number of destructions has been documented in Donetsk region – 119 educational institutions, Mykolayiv region – 30, Sumy region – 28, Kyiv region – 28, Kherson region – 21, Kyiv city – 17. That is, about 22 educational institutions are destroyed and damaged daily.

“Only on March 12, 2022, 11 educational institutions in Mykolayiv region were damaged. In addition, 11 healthcare facilities and 3 rehabilitation centers, including for children with disabilities, were shelled. These figures are not final, given the inability to inspect the scene where the Russian armed forces are conducting active hostilities and in the temporarily occupied territories," the Prosecutor General’s Office noted.

The war against Russian invaders has been ongoing in Ukraine since February 24.


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