Since war began, Russian troops killed 112 children in Ukraine

Since war began, Russian troops killed 112 children in Ukraine

Russian troops have killed 112 children in Ukraine since February 24, according to data provided by the Ukrainian Prosecutor General's Office.

“As of the morning of the 24th day of the full-scale Russian invasion, 112 children were killed and more than 140 wounded in Ukraine. The largest number of victims has been recorded in Kyiv region - 57, Kharkiv region - 36, Donetsk region - 28, Chernihiv region - 30, Mykolaiv region - 21, Zhytomyr region - 15, Sumy region – 14, and Kherson region – 14,” the PGO’s press service wrote on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.

In addition, regular air strikes and shelling of civilian infrastructure and residential areas by the Russian armed forces damaged 489 educational institutions. Of which, 69 were completely destroyed. The most damaged schools and kindergartens are in Donetsk region - 138, Kharkiv region - 77, Kyiv region - 41, Mykolaiv region - 39, Sumy region - 33, Kherson region - 21, and in Kyiv city - 43.

Data on losses are being clarified as the calculation is complicated by the high intensity of hostilities.


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