Russian armed aggression affects over 1,059 children in Ukraine

Russian armed aggression affects over 1,059 children in Ukraine

A total of 359 children have been killed and over 700 injured in Ukraine since the Russian invasion started.

The relevant statement was made by the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office on Telegram, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“As of August 5, 2022, over 1,059 children in Ukraine were affected by the Russian armed aggression. According to the data from juvenile prosecutors, 359 children were killed and over 700 received injuries of various severity levels,” the report states.

These data are not final, as they are being investigated within the areas of hostilities, temporarily occupied and liberated areas.

Currently, most casualties were recorded in Donetsk Region (371), Kharkiv Region (195), Kyiv Region (116), Chernihiv Region (68), Luhansk Region (61), Mykolaiv Region (57), Kherson Region (54) and Zaporizhzhia Region (40).

On August 4, 2022, three children, aged from 8 to 15, were injured, as Russian troops struck a public transport stop in downtown Toretsk, Donetsk Region.

The Ukrainian side also received information about a 14-year-old boy killed in Russia’s shelling of Mariupol, Donetsk Region, at the start of the Russian armed aggression.

Four more children were reported killed when documenting the crimes committed by Russian troops in Donetsk Region.

A total of 2,211 educational institutions were damaged across Ukraine as a result of Russia’s daily air and artillery strikes, and 230 of them were destroyed completely.

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